Curriculum

  • Program Components

    • Trimester Calendar, consisting of a 4 day, Monday through Thursday class schedule with enrichment Fridays for credit recovery, academic support and enrichment and vocational opportunities.
    • Caring, dedicated and highly qualified teachers
    • Differentiated instruction that fits varied learning styles and individual learning needs.
    • Smaller class sizes
    • Part-time options and individualized career planning for seniors
    • Michigan Merit Curriculum with options for a Personal Curriculum
    • Full-time on-site social worker
    • Clear expectations for rules and behaviors including zero tolerance for drugs and violence
    • Service learning and virtual learning opportunities 
    • Parental involvement and partnerships with community resources
    • Exemplary practices in alternative education

    Course Offerings

    Math:   Algebra I and II, Geometry, Consumer Math

    Science:  Biology, Chemistry, Environmental and Forensic Science

    Social Studies:  Our American History, Civics, Economics and World History

    English: Academic Literacy,  American Stories, Multi-Cultural Voices, English 12 Literature

    Applied Arts: Multi-Media Art, Drawing Basics, Artists Workshop, Portrait Drawing, Painting 

    Electives: Current Events, online options, as well as service learning opportunities

    Physical Education and Health: Online only