GED/Alternative Education Programs Inthe 10 County Service Area

GED/Alternative Education Programs Inthe 10 County Service Area

GED/Alternative Education Programs inthe 10 County Service Area


Cass County

Pathfinders501 N. Paul St.

Dowagiac, Michigan49047

Vickie Fleisher1-269-782-4471


Adult and Alternative Ed

Credit Recovery/H.S. Diploma/GED

16-20 for Alternative Education20 and Above for Adult Education

Adults GED or High School Diploma

Open Enrollment

Child Care/No

Handicapped Accessible No Special Education Instruction

GED Test Site

$37.50/Test4 Tests

Adult Alternative Education

720 Center Street

Cassopolis, Michigan49031

Linda D. ViteDirector 1-269-445-0536Sandy Larkin

Alternative/Adult Education

High School Diploma/GED


16 Y/O and OlderOpen Enrollment

On Line and Direct InstructionHandicapped Accessible

Edwardsburg Alternative Education

69410 Section Street

Edwardsburg, Mi. 49112

1-269-663-10441-269-663-3055Ryan Markel

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

9th-12th Grade20 Y/O Age Out

Child Care/No 7:30-2:302:30-4:00

On Line/Direct InstructionNo Cost for Students

Full High School Diploma26 Credits

Partially Rigid StructureSpecial Education Supported Handicapped Accessible


Volinia Outcomes School

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

54080 Gards Prairie Road

Decatur, Mi.49067


8:00-3:309th -12th grade20 Y/o Age Out

On line and Direct Instruction Rigid and Open Enrollment

No Cost for Students

Follows Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion23 Credits

No Child CareNo Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible

Berrien County

Berrien SpringsDiscover Academy

One Sylvester Ave PO Box 130

Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103


M-Th.7:45-6:00Fri. 7:45-2:45

Alternative EducationHigh School diploma

Follows Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion28/29 Credits

9th-12th Grade

No Students Over 20 on September 1st

On Line and Direct Instruction

Child Care/No

No Cost for StudentsOpen Enrollment

Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education

Brandywine Alternative/ Adult/ GED Program

1830 S. 3rd St.

Niles, Michigan49120

Michelle WrubleDirector1-269-683-8805

M-Th.8:00-7:00Fri.8:00-11:00Open Enrollment

6th-12th Grade for Alternative Education $ 50/1/2 Credit for Credit Recovery

Child Care8:00-11:00

Credit Recovery/High School Diploma/GEDGED Prep

Adult High School Diploma22 Credits Alternative Education Diploma 20 Credits

Handicapped AccessibleSpecial Education Available

Niles Adult Education

111 Spruce Street

Niles, Michigan49120

Guy Rief1-269-684-4480

M-F3:00-8:00Open enrollment

High School Diploma/GEDGED Prep

Follows Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion20 Credits

16 YO High School Diploma18 YO GED

Child Care/No

Not Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education

No Cost/Program Pays for GED testAndrews or LMC

Niles Way

111 Spruce Street

Niles, Michigan49120

Josh or Chris Foster1-269-683-0732Rich Klemm Director

Tuesday and Thursday9:00-2:004:00-7:00

Wednesday and Friday9:00-3:00

Monday by AppointmentOpen Enrollment Except During Count Month

Alternative EducationHigh School Diploma

Follows Michigan Merit Curriculum20 Credits

On LineNo Direct Instruction

Child Care/NoAge Out at 20 Y/ONo Cost to Students

Not Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education

Way Forward for Middle SchoolHeidi

Cedar Lane

2301 Niles Buchanan Road

Niles, Michigan49120

JoannaMr. Fonash1-269-684-9554Fax # 269-684-9555`

Alternative Education/High School Diploma9th-12th Grade


On Line and Direct InstructionMixed

Follows Michigan Merit Curriculum20 Credits

Age Out at 20 Y/O

Rigid Start at Beginning of Marking Period/ More Lenient with on line courses

No Cost for StudentsNot Handicapped Accessible

Watervliet W-A-Y Program

450 E. Red Arrow Highway

Watervliet, Michigan49098

Dave Kindt1-269-463-0897

Alternative Education/High School Diploma






9th -12th GradeAge Out at 20

On Line and Direct Instruction

Supply iMac Internet Connection If necessary

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion21 Credits

Open Enrollment365 Day program

The Bridges Academy

777 Riverview Drive

Benton Harbor, Mi.49022

Alternative Education/GED

Zachary Vaughn/Elisha Knapp/Charity Garcia/Barbara More1-269-277-5122Ex 1418

High School Students 10-4 M-Th.10-2Fri.


High School Diploma18 Credits

High School Age Out at 20 Adults 20 and Over

On Line and direct Instruction

Child Care/YesRigid StartHandicapped AccessibleNo Special ED.

Eau Claire

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

6190 West Main Street

Eau Claire, Mi.49111-0398

269-461-6997Shane Lausch

9th-12th Grade20 Y/O age out

8:00-3:00Full High School Diploma23 Credits

Open EnrollmentOn Line/Direct Instruction

No Cost No Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible


Refers At risk Students to the Bridges Academy in Benton Harbor or

Discover Academy in Berrien Springs

BuchananAlternative Education

Buchanan Virtual Academy

Sharon Steinke269-695-8438

6-12 Grade20 Y/O Age OutMust Enroll at the Beginning of each Semester

On Line and Direct Instruction

Teacher interacts with student On Line

Will supply computer and internet connection

Available to Berrien and Adjacent Counties

24 Hours/Day

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion18 Credits

Handicapped accessibleNo Special Education Services

Buchanan Step UP

Sharon Steinke269-695-8438

9th-12th Grade20 Y/O Age OutOpen Enrollment

On Line and Direct Instruction

Available Throughout the State of Michigan

Teacher interacts with student On Line

Will supply computer and internet connection

24 Hours/Day

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion18 Credits

Handicapped accessibleSpecial Education services Available

St. JosephAlternative Education

Compass Learning Odyssey

2521 Stadium Drive

St. Joseph, Mi. 49085

Ted Hendricks269-208-5467

Seat Time Waiver Program7:30-2:309th-12th Grade

On Line High School Diploma/Credit Recovery

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion20 Credits

Child Care/No

Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Ed. Services

Van Buren County

Hartford Alternative Education/ Adult Education

115 School St.

Hartford, Michigan49057

Erik ParkerDirector

Betsy or Kenny1-269-621-4433

M-F7:50-2:35No Evening Hours

9th-12th GradeOn Line/Direct Instruction

Credit Recovery/High School Diploma/GED

Alternative Education Diploma 21 Credits

Hartford High School Diploma26 Credits

Open EnrollmentChild Care/NoNo Cost for Students

Handicapped AccessibleSpecial Education Instruction Available

Odysseyware Will Make Accommodations


Adult/Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

12 N Walnut

Bangor, Mi.49013

269-427-6839Lynn Johnson

Alternative Education/Credit RecoveryM-Th.7:55-2:35


6th-12th Grade20 Y/O Age Out

On Line/Direct InstructionEdgenuity

Michigan Merit Curriculum 20 Credits

Seat Time WaiverReduced Hours WaiverNo Cost

Open EnrollmentSpecial Education Consultant for IEP’s

Handicapped Accessible



On Line Credit Recovery

No Alternative Education or Special Programs for At Risk Students

South HavenCareer Academy

269-767-1196Travis Hargan

Alternative Education/Adult GED/HS DiplomaThrough LMC

125 Veterans’ Blvd.

South Haven, Mi.49090

7:30-2:30M-Fri.On Line/Direct instruction

Child Care on Premises/Unaffiliated20 Y/O Age out 1st Day of School Year

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion22 Credits

Open Enrollment Except for School of ChoiceNo Special Education Services

Handicapped AccessibleAdult GED only for South Haven Students under 20 Y/O


629 East Kalamazoo Street

Bloomingdale, Mi.49026


Alternative Education/Credit Recovery


Child Care/No20 Y/O Age Out

On Line/Direct InstructionOpen Enrollment

Michigan Merit Curriculum18+ Credits to CompleteWork in Progress

Special Education AccommodationsHandicapped Accessible


110 Cedar Street

Decatur, Mi.49045

269-423-6914Ashley Gelder

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

7:50-3:109th-12th Grade20 Y/O Age Out

Adult Education/GED Through Paw Paw

Michigan Merit Curriculum22 Credits

On LineNo direct Instruction Teachers Available for ConsultationEdgenuity

Rigid Start structureChild Care/NoNo Cost

Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education Services


Programs Offered Through

Paw Paw/Bangor/Hartford


101 Primary Way

Lawton, Mi. 49065


Alternative Education/Credit Recovery/Adult High School Diploma

M-TH.8-5F 8-3Adults M-Th.8-3

On Line/Direct Instruction

6th-12th20 Y/O Age Out

Michigan Merit Curriculum31 Credits

Open EnrollmentOut of District on a Case by Case Basis

Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education Services


57620 Murray Street

Matawan, Mi.49071


All at Risk/Adult GED Referred to Paw Paw

Paw Paw

30609 Red Arrow Highway

Paw Paw, Mi.49079

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery/Adult GED

269-657-8830Beth Davis

Adult Education Leighann Link 269-657-8898 Ex 6332 269-657-8836 Fax


7th-12th GradeAdult GED Candidates

On Line/Direct InstructionNo Special Education Services Available

Michigan Merit Curriculum22 Credit

Child Care for Students8:30-2:30Handicapped AccessibleRigid and Open Enrollment

Allegan County/Mi.


1560 M 40 N

Allegan, Mi.49010

269-673-5433Laura Feffer

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

7:45-2:45 Alternative High School

Direct InstructionChild Care/NoOpen Enrollment

Michigan Merit Curriculum27.5 Credits20 Y/O Age Out

No Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible




5 Memorial Drive

Fennville, Mi.49408

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery

269-561-2343Dana Mains

9th-12th GradeChild Care for Star Family Students

7:30-3:00Online/Direct Instruction

Michigan Merit Curriculum22 CreditsOpen Enrollment

No Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible

Adult GED

Zeeland Public Library


400 W Main StreetT&TH.5-818+


550 Washington Street

Otsego, Mi.49078

Alternative Education/Credit RecoveryAdult GED referred to Plainwell

269-692-6185Steve Long

8:44-2:45 Online/direct Instruction

9th-12th20 Y/O Age out

Child Care for Teen Mom Program

Michigan Merit Curriculum22 Credits

Cost for Credit recovery Through Michigan Virtual

Open EnrollmentNo Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible


425 N. Acorn

Plainwell, Mi.49080

269-685-9531Kathy Elliot/Tammy Glupken

Renaissance High School

Alternative Education/Credit Recovery/Adult GED

Alternative EducationM-Fri.7:30-4:15

Adult/GED/High School DiplomaM-TH.11:30-7:30$25/Refundable Deposit

Online/Direct InstructionSpecial Education Services Available

Michigan Merit curriculumAlternative Education23.5 CreditsAdult Diploma21 Credits

Open Enrollment20 Y/O Age Out9th-12th Grade

Handicapped Accessible


P O Box 241

Martin, Mi.49070

At Risk Students referred to Allegan/Otsego/Plainwell


201 Randolph StreetP O Box 818

Douglas, Mi.49080

269-857-1444Wendy Dahlheh

At Risk Students Receive Tutoring After School

Adults Seeking GED Prep Referred to Fennville/Holland

Michigan Merit Curriculum for Completion28 CreditsTrimesters


333 S. Clark Street

Hopkins, Mi.49328

269-793-7616Case Skipper

At Risk Students Referred to Allegan Alternative Education

Wayland Union High School

Career Connection Academy

870 E. Superior Street

Wayland, Mi.49348

269-792-2254Mrs. Gulch


Blended Instruction No at Home On Line Work

Michigan Merit Curriculum32 Credits

Open EnrollmentChild Care/NoNo Services for Special Education Students

Handicapped AccessibleMust Attend Allegan Tech Center 3 hours A day

Holland/Virtual Tech

320 W. 24th Street

Holland, Mi.49423

616-494-2815Tong (Toon) Nguyen (Win)

On line/Direct InstructionOdysseyware

8:30-3:44Seat Time WaiverPartial Day off Campus Options Available

Open Enrollment In DistrictSchool of Choice Non Residents

Michigan Merit Curriculum18.5 Credits11th-12th Graders

20 Y/OAge Out26 W/IEP

No Services for Students with DisabilitiesHandicapped Accessible


The Crossing/Faith Based

Alternative Education/TASC

574-226-0671/Corporate Headquarters

Follows School Day

Direct/On Line

20 Y/O Age Out

Indiana Core 40Special Education Services Available

Open Enrollment9th-12th Grade$7000/TuitionHelp Available

Knox/Stark County

2616 S US Highway 35

Knox, In.46534

574-207-0416574-806-6586Jesse Johnston

Nappanee/Elkhart County

451 N Main Street

Nappanee, In.46550



2930 Nappanee Street

Elkhart, In.46517


Plymouth/Marshall County

1007 W Madison Street

Plymouth, In.46563


South Bend/St. Joseph County

401 S Main Street

South Bend, In.46601


The Excel Center for Adults

Free High School for Adults Wishing to Earn an Indiana Core 40 Diploma

SBCSC Adult Education

574-283-7505Schedule Orientation

Bendix Adult Education

3206 Sugar Maple Court,Room 107

South Bend, In.46628



Family Literacy

The Beacon

4201 Lincoln Way West

South Bend, In.46601

M-Th.9:00-1:00Parents Must be Accompanied by Their Pre-School Children

Monroe Circle Community Center (MC3)

526 Western Ave (Western and Taylor)

South Bend, In. 46601



Goodwill Community Career Center

3420 Grape Road

Mishawaka, In.46545

574-968-0640Ex. 2, Ex. 1


St. Joseph County Public Library

304 South Main St, Lower Level

South Bend, In.46601



Mishawaka Penn-Harris-Public Library

209 Lincoln Way East, Lower Level

Mishawaka, In.46544

574-259-5277 ext.262

Tuesday and Thursday5:30-8:00


851 Marietta St.

South Bend, In.46601




851 Marietta St.

South Bend, In.46601

574-237-9675Ex. 1239


La Port County

La Port/Virtual Learning Academy

602 F Street

La Port, In.46350

219-362-3102Mrs. Allmer

6th-12th Grade7:00-4:00Age Out 20 Y/O

On Line/Direct InstructionPlatoNo Child Care$25.00/Course

Indiana Core 4040 CreditsGeneral Diploma40 Credits

ECA till next year Then ISTEPOpen Enrollment

Services for students with disabilitiesHandicapped Accessible

AdultWork One La Port

Gloria Kirkpatrick219-362-2175

Michigan City

La Port County Career and Technical Center

817 Lafayette Street

Michigan City, In.46360


Alternative Education/TASC Prep

9:00-8:00 M-Fr.TASC16+Direct Instruction

After School Alternative2:30-5:00

Indiana Core 40 44 CreditsGeneral Diploma44 Credits

Open Enrollment20 Y/OAge OutChild Care/No

Services for Students with DisabilitiesHandicapped Accessible


207 E Valparaiso Street

Westville, In.46391

219-785-2531At Risk Students Referred to Michigan City

Starke County

Hamlet/Oregon Davis

5998 N 75th E

Hamlet, In.46532


Refer At Risk Students to The Crossing in Knox

No Adult TASC Prep


#1 Redskin Trail

Knox, In.46534


Individual Interventions/No Formal Alternative Education Programs

Adult TASC PrepWork One Center

1913 S Heaton StreetSuite B

Knox, In.46534

574-772-6882574-772-6882Ex 75Joe Raymond

M&W4:00-8:00T&Th.8:30-1:30Registration Every M&W 3:00

16+ Not Enrolled in High SchoolChild Care/NoOn Line/Direct Instruction$20 Fee

Services for Students with DisabilitiesHandicapped Accessible

Center for Workforce Innovation

219-462-2840Ex 44Kitty Myer

Job TrainingWelding/MachiningCan get a certificate for resume

North Judson

1 Bluejay drive

North Judson, In.46366


Refer At Risk Students to The Crossing

Adult TASC Prep

N Judson Library574-896-2841

Starke County Adult Learning Center574-249-8720

St. Joseph County

Mishawaka High School

1202 Lincolnway East

Mishawaka, In.46544


Night school3:00-9:00M-Fri.

Mishawaka Learning center½ Day 8:00-11:00 or 12:00-3:00With a Job 15 Hours

Indiana Core 40 for Completion44 Credits9th-12th Grade

Rigid Enrollment

No Special Education ServicesHandicapped Accessible

Marian High School

1311 S Logan Street

Mishawaka, In.46544


Refers At Risk Students to Penn or Mishawaka High School

Penn High School

56100 Bittersweet Rd.

Mishawaka, In.46545

574-259-7961Don Kronk

PennwayDay program ½ Day Morning or AfternoonMust be PHM Resident

9th -12th GradeAlternative Education Degree ProgramIndiana Core 4040 Credits

On Line/Direct InstructionOpen EnrollmentPlato$25 Chrome Book Fee

No Special Education ServicesHandicapped AccessibleChild Care/No

Pennway Night School/Degree ProgramNo TASC

M-Th.3:45-9:00$25 Fee Indiana core 4040 Credits

South Bend

SBCSCAdult Education Programs 16+

3206 Sugar Maple Ct.

South Bend, In.46628

574-283-7505Must Attend Orientation


Direct Instruction/On lineTASC$90

Handicapped AccessibleSpecial Education Accommodations for Testing From State

Test 5 SubjectsLanguage Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Reading

Rise Up Academy

19010 Adams Rd.

South Bend, In.46637


9:15-4:1511th-12th Grade

On Line/direct InstructionGrad point

Semi Open Enrollment9 week Marking PeriodsChild Care/No

Indiana Core 40Minimum 40 Credits

Special Education Services Available for Diploma CandidatesHandicapped Accessible


LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School

69969 US 31 South

Lakeville, In.46536


Refers At Risk Students to The Crossing/Plymouth

New Carlisle

New Prairie High School

5333 North Cougar Rd.

New Carlisle, In.46552


Refer AT Risk Students to Programs in LA Port


John Glenn High School

201 John Glenn Drive

Walkerton, In.46574

574-586-3195At Risk Students referred to The Crossing

Marshall County


500 Yearick Street

Argos, In.46501

574-892-5139Nick NedichEx. 319Michelle RiiseEx. 311

Refer At Risk Students to The CrossingAdult TASC to Plymouth

Bourbon Triton Jr.-Sr. High SchoolEtna Green

300 Triton Drive

Bourbon, In.46504


Refer At Risk Students to Plymouth

Culver Community High School

701 School Street

Culver, In. 46511

574-842-3391Mary James

School Hours 8-3Online Anytime

On Line/Direct Instruction

Must Fail a Class to Enter System

Credit Recovery OnlyNo Adult Education

No Day Care

$135 Book Rental FeeMust Be Enrolled in Culver Community Schools

School Age StudentsGrade 9-12

Special Education Services AvailableHandicapped Accessible

Bremen Sr. High School

511 W Grant Street

Bremen, In. 46506


No Dedicated Services for At Risk Students

Plymouth High School

#1 Big Red Drive

Plymouth, In.46563


Alternative Education

7:55-3:15Child Care/No

On Line/Direct InstructionGrad Point9th-12th Grade

Open Enrollment

Indiana Core 4042 Credits

Handicapped AccessibleNo Special Education Services

Adult Basic EducationTASC Assistance DEB Sherwood574-936-7268

Kosciusko County

Tippecanoe Valley High School


5095 S 700 W

Burket, In.46508

574-491-2555On LineAPEX

8:25-3:3020 Y/O Age out9th-12th Grade

Child Care/No Indiana Core 4044 CreditsEOCRigid Start

Special Education Services Available Handicapped Accessible

Warsaw Community High SchoolLeesburg/Silver Lake/Claypool/Winona Lake

Gateway Education Center/Alternative Education/Adult Education`

201 N Union Street

Warsaw, In.46580

574-371-5019Steve Ferber

Child Care/NoK-127:30-3:30Adult EducationM-Th.9-126-9

22 Y/O Age OutOn Line/Direct InstructionOpen Enrollment

Indiana Core 40General40 Credits

Services for Disabled StudentsHandicapped Accessible

Wawasee/Milford/North Webster/Syrcuse

Wawasee High School

#1 Warrior PathBuilding #1

Syracuse, In.46567

574-457-3147Kim NguyenJeff Phillips574-457-3147Ex 2601

The Center for Academic ProgressApex

Special Education Services for Wawasee studentsHandicapped Accessible

Indiana Core 40/General Diploma42 Credits

Adult Education Program6-9

Whitco High School

1 Big Blue Ave

South Whitely, In. 46787


No Alternative Education Program

Some At Risk Students Court ordered to

Pierceton Woods Academy574-594-9200Bill Hoppus

27 Pequignat Drive

Pierceton, In.4656210-22 Y/O

On Line/Direct InstructionServices For Special EducationHandicapped Accessible

Indiana Core 4042 Credits

Elkhart County

Elkhart/School With Out Walls/Bristol

Elkhart Memorial/Elkhart Central/Simonton Lake

2424 California Road

Elkhart In.46514

574-262-5600574-262-5880Ex. 2020

7:30-3:30M-Th.M 6:00-8:00T. 4:30-6:30W. 4:00-7:00Th. 6:00-8:00

On Line/Direct InstructionAPEX

No Age Limit

Indiana core 4040 CreditsGeneral Diploma40 Credits

Open EnrollmentServices for Disabled StudentsHandicapped Accessible

Adult Continuing Education

2424 California Road

Elkhart, In.46514



Must attend 2 day Orientation

Child Care One Location Must Be Potty Trained

Testing Site for the TASC$90


84 W Wilkinson

Goshen, IN. 46528


Refer At Risk Students to the Merit Learning Center

8:00-3:00Morning or Afternoon

On Line/Direct InstructionAPEX

Indiana Core 4043 Credits

General Diploma40 Credits

11th -12th GradeServices for students with DisabilitiesHandicapped Accessible

Nappenee/Northwood High School/Wakarusa

Alternative School at Northwood High School

Boys and Girls Club of Nappenee

2101 N Main Street

Nappenee, In.46550



Special Education Services Available

On Line/Direct InstructionApex

Assistance with the TASC Through the Horizon Education Alliance

Concord High School/Dunlap

59117 Minuteman Way

ELkhart, In.46517


Credit Recovery7:30-3:003:30-5:30

Child Care/No

Indiana Core 4043 CreditsApex

At Risk Students Referred to

Merit Learning Program

801 N. Wilkinson

Goshen, In.46528


2 Sessions8:00-11:0012:00-3:00Choose 1 Session/Day

Indiana Core 4042 Credits General Diploma

Millersburg/Middlebury/Northridge High School

56779 Northridge Drive

Middleburg, In.46540


At Risk Students Referred toThe Merit Learning Center

801 West Wilkinson

Goshen, In. 46526

574-533-9743Kristen Watt

Fairfield Jr. Sr. High School/New Paris

67530 US 33

Goshen, IN.46526


At Risk Students Referred to Either

The Crossing or Goshen Merit School.

Goshen Community Schools