learning environment at Simley's Alternative Learning Program provides
students with a unique opportunity to learn in a smaller learning
community. Students are provided with an individualized curriculum
developed through collaboration between students and teachers and based
on the Minnesota Department of Education's Academic Standards. The
curriculum is also developed based on the learning styles, individual
needs, abilities and interests of the student. Simley's Alternative
Learning Program focuses on fostering 21st century skills to prepare
students for a fast-developing technology based world.
is a very important part of academic success. Daily attendance is
required for the program. Students need 66 credits to earn a Simley
High School Diploma. Individualized learning programs differ for each
student based on time of enrollment and credit situation.
trimester students will take part in various group activities. Students will also take part in project based learning and challenge
based learning. Group work is an essential component of each credit earned in the ALP.