Peace means living in a state of calm, inward rest. It also means existing in a state of freedom that is undisturbed by noise, worries, troubles or fears. Hmong American Peace Academy aim to create a peaceful environment for learning. The school promotes peaceful living between students and teachers, students and their peers, staff members and the families as well as students, staff members, and the community. It is the goal of the programming to provide students with skills for resolving conflicts in a way that brings about good in themselves, their families, their neighbors, and the greater community. Through relationship building, setting fair expectations, and treating each other with honor, the students enjoy a consistent atmosphere of peace that even outside visitors come to enjoy.