River Bend Education District
River Bend Area Learning Center
1315 S Broadway St, New Ulm, MN, 56073-3474
Distance: 1176 Miles
Provides opportunities for at-risk and truant students grades 7-12 to earn a high school diploma through their home district.
Services include Day School, Independent Study and Summer School.
The River Bend Education District serves the following districts:
* Green Isle Community School
* Lafayette Charter School
* New Ulm
* St. James
* Sibley East
* Sleepy Eye
To be eligible a student must be in grades 7-12 or past their graduation year and under the age of twenty-one. Each student must meet one of the following criteria:
- Perform substantially below the performance level for pupils of the same age on a local achievement test
- Be at least one year behind in their course work or credits for graduation
- Be pregnant or a student parent
- Assessed as chemically dependent
- A victim of physical or sexual abuse
- Experienced mental health problems
- Experienced homelessness anytime within the last six months
- Expelled or excluded from a school district
- Speak English as a second language or has limited English proficiency
- Has withdrawn from school or has been chronically truant
- Referred by a school district for enrollment in an eligible program
- Being treated in a hospital in the seven-county metropolitan area for cancer or/and resides with the pupil's family at least 60 miles beyond the outside boundary this area
Referral forms are available online
Brown County and surrounding counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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HD-8000.8100Secondary/High Schools Definition
Programs that provide a graded system of learning in a formal school setting from grades nine or 10 through 12 for adolescents who usually range in age from 13 or 14 to 18. High schools provide formal instruction for students who want to prepare themselves for further education at the college/university level as well as those who prefer to seek employment immediately after high school graduation. The curriculum for students who are planning to terminate their formal education focuses on vocational preparation whereas that for college/university-bound students focuses on providing the required number of hours of instruction in targeted subjects to enable them to meet college/university entrance requirements.
HH-1600.1600Dropout Prevention Definition
Programs that develop educational strategies and practices, including special instructional methods and materials, learning activities and diagnostic and assessment procedures which encourage children and adolescents to maintain an acceptable grade point average, avoid excessive absenteeism or disruptive behaviors which put them at risk for suspension or expulsion and remain in school through completion their elementary and secondary education. Included are school-based dropout prevention and academic intervention programs which lead to improved performance in the areas of academic achievement, attendance, and discipline; and community based programs, often staffed by representatives from a variety of organizations including the school, the police, the probation department, family counseling agencies and delinquency diversion agencies, which monitor and/or investigate a young person's school attendance and jointly develop and implement interventions which encourage the young person to remain in school or to return to school if already a dropout.
HH-7920School Based Teen Parent/Pregnant Teen Programs Definition
Programs, usually available within the regular high school curriculum, that provide opportunities for pregnant teens and teenage students who are parents to complete their high school education and receive diplomas. Classes which focus on child development, infant care, mother/infant nutrition and childbirth preparation are available in addition to the basic graduation requirements and academic electives. Students who are enrolled in the program may also receive nutritionally balanced meals (breakfast and lunch), prenatal care, family planning and counseling services.
HH-8000.6500Public Special Schools Definition
Separately organized district, county or state schools at preschool, elementary or secondary levels that are established for the purpose of providing educational services for children with disabilities whose needs cannot be met in special classes or centers in a regular educational facility.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YK-6500.8500Teenage Parents Definition
Adolescents who are mothers or fathers.