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Iowa Schools & Programs

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The following is a list of schools and/or programs designed to meet the needs of at-risk students. The list also contains the Iowa school district(s) that the school program serves. If your site is on the list but is incomplete or if your site is not on the list and you would like to be added, please contact:

Dr. Raymond Morley
Ph:(515)-964-8903

Iowa Alternative Schools and Programs
Iowa Alternative Schools Only

Elementary and Secondary Alternatives

Elementary and Secondary Alternatives
Elementary Alternative Schools
Kimberly Center
Calvert School: Elementary Homeschooling Online, Curriculum and Instruction

Middle School Alternatives

Middle School and More
Alternative Middle Schools

Middle College Schools

Middle college high schools are small high schools for students with
academic potential who are not succeeding in traditional high schools or who have already dropped out. These students tend to be
disconnected from regular high school for a variety of reasons. These schools, located on college campuses, limit enrollment and operate on a different structure, location, and schedule. Get more information at the Middle College National Consortium site.

Choice Programs in Public Schools

Help in implementing and maintaining public school choice programs at Building Choice

Entrepreneurship and Cooperative Education

Fast Trac Entrepreneurial Training Program
Contact information: iowaipec@uiowa.edu
Web Site: www.iowajpec.org

Expeditionary Learning

Expeditionary Learning Schools Outward Bound Center and Regions
Expeditionary Learning Resource
Expeditionary Learning Ten Basic Principles
Rocky Mountain School
Pioneer School
Pikes Peak School
Prescott Mile High Middle School
Expeditionary Resources and Opinions
King Middle School Laptop Expedition
Theodore Roosevelt High School Expedition Academy
Roots and Wings
The Odyssey SchoolK
Illinois Valley High School
Springfield Renaissance School
Tapestry Charter High School
Polaris High School
City View Elementary
Prescott Elementary Dubuque Iowa
Decatur Academy Dubuque Iowa
The Harbor Southeast Polk Iowa
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Minnesota Schools and Programs

Minnesota Schools and Programs

Recovery Schools

Recovery Schools are of two types. Recovery schools at the secondary level meet state requirements for awarding a secondary school diploma. Such schools are designed specifically for students recovering from substance abuse or dependency. Eligible colleges, similarly, offer academic or residential programs / departments designed specifically for students recovering from substance abuse or dependency.

Talent and Giftedness

Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development
Gifted IA Alternative Schools
Talented and Gifted counts in Iowa