serves students in Grades 7-12.
Our goal is to bridge the gap between student skill level
and actual grade level.
Our Alternative Learning Center (ALC) offers students:
· Small Class Size
· One-on-one Instruction
· Compass Learning Curriculum (on-line individualized)
· Comfortable Learning Environment
· School within a School
· Continual Learning Plan (CLP) for each student
· Basic Skill Remediation
· Summer Sessions
· Individualized Education
· State Approved
· Opportunity to Earn a High School Diploma
· Career Exploration
Mid Level-Grades 7-8
Middle School Academy
▪ Core Courses Taught
Math, English, Science
▪ Compass Learning
provides individualized on-line learning for each student
allows students to be pulled out of one or more regular classes to attend the Academy for
alternative delivery of content
▪ Focus on Skills & Objectives
not yet mastered by student
▪ Works on Grade Level Material
which allows them to keep up with rest of the students in their grade
▪ No Homework
unless student not working to their ability in class or absent
▪ Monthly Progress Report
▪ Core Courses Supplemented
Math, English, Science
▪ Focus on Specific Grade Level Skills
that student can bring back to regular core classes to help with school success
▪ Occurs During School Day
Study Hall or Power Hour (8th hour)
High School-Grades 9-12
▪ Customized Classes
needed to keep up with graduating class
▪ Individualized Learning
based on the credits needed to graduate
allows student to be pulled out of one or more regular classes (such as study hall or 8th hour)
core & elective courses available
▪ Focus on Specific Courses
needed to graduate
▪ Flexible Hours
can work around employment and childcare needs of student
▪ School Support Skills
that help students achieve school success
We are here to help your child succeed.
Who is eligible to enroll?
Students who enroll in this type of program typically have or are experiencing difficulty or challenges in one or more of the following areas: attendance, teen parents and/or childcare responsibility, working students, academics, chemical abuse issues, English as a Second Language (ESL), have NOT passed the Minnesota Comprehensive Assesments (MCA).
ALC Class Times
The ALC classes will be in an Individual Study format to meet each student's needs.
Individual Study classes will meet Tuesdays (1:00 - 7:00) and Thursdays (1:00 -7:00) in PRHS Room 54.
Students who are not currently enrolled in a Public High School will need to complete a registration form. Acceptance into the program will be determined by a Student Success Team who will make their decision based on need, eligibility and qualifying criteria.
To request a PR Alternative Center Registration form, please contact:
HS School Counselor (218)863-5910, ext. 4036