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Alternative Charter High School. Our focus- the “school to work” transition. Goal: To prepare students for the world of work in whatever terms it means for them. Four Programs at Renaissance. Day Program Knight Program GEDO #2 Program Credit Recovery Program.

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Alternative Charter High School


Our focus-

the “school to work” transition


Goal: To prepare students for the world of work in whatever terms it means for them


Four Programs at Renaissance

Day Program

Knight Program

GEDO #2 Program

Credit Recovery Program


  • Students earn credit incareer related courses to ensure graduation

Credit Recovery


GEDO #2

GED based

Required career class

Work component


Knight Program

  • Basic Skills diploma

  • Offered during the evening

  • Work component


Day Program

Coursework includes:

Career Assessment

Unpaid Work Apprenticeship

Independent Living


Whatever the program…..

Students graduate with a regular high school diploma


What is “Alternative”?


Wisconsin

Education

Fair

Local artists share

expertise

UWRF Health Fair


Computer Programming/

Game Design

Home Improvement


Mixed Media

Stained Glass

Team Building


Renaissance Woodworking

Profits from the program have allowed Renaissance to recoup

at least 50% of our cost center deficit each year


Parent Night

Speakers cover topics about careers, colleges, work, and family issues


Field Trips

Efforts are made to provide students with experiences that help them make educated career choices


Model United Nations

Students can join the YMCA’s Youth In Government program and attend local conferences


Restorative Justice

Circles provide a safe place for students to discuss issues, solve problems, develop leadership skills, and learn how to communicate more effectively


Giving Back to the Community

Rotary Book Drive

Broomstick Gala


A partnership with local colleges provides

transfer classes at an affordable rate


Students with IEP’s are not excluded from Renaissance as long as their needs can be met and the student wants to succeed


On Average-

60% qualify for free/reduced lunch

22% qualify as homeless


Renaissance maintains a student/teacher classroom ratio of 12:1


Classrooms are staffed with state licensed educators, including theAlternative Education 952 license


The program has graduated over 300 students since its inception


For more information, please contact Linda Berg, coordinator of the program at:[email protected]://www2.rfsd.k12.wi.us/renaissance/


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