Avondale Academy Named MAEO School of the Year

Avondale School District Alternative High School Recognized for Innovation and Impact on Students Avondale School District alternative high school, the Avondale Academy, has been selected from almost 300 alternative educational institutions from around the State of Michigan as the 2017-2018 Michigan Alternative Education Organization (MAEO) School of the Year. Avondale Academy was chosen for this designation based on a variety of factors including the program’s history, its impact on … [Read more...]

Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support

Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support from Near-Peers Recent college Grads Add Personal Touch to Help Students Decide Their Futures This school year, students in the Avondale School District alternative high school, Avondale Academy, have a unique opportunity to work with a College and Career Counselor provided by Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). Candace Holcomb, joins Avondale Academy after receiving training for her counseling role during an intensive … [Read more...]

An Alternative to Alternative High Schools

Avondale School District is working to change the perception that alternative high schools are for students with behavior issues or low academic performance. To that end, the district has restructured its alternative program as a school conducive to different learners as well as a school that is a useful stepping stone to a productive future. “We’re aware of the preconceived notions about alternative high schools,” explained Avondale Superintendent Dr. James Schwarz “we want to change those … [Read more...]

Avondale Academy is the Right Fit for Students

Alternative School is Opportunity for Students to Earn High School Diploma and More The Avondale Academy announces an Open House on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. for all students interested in earning their high school diploma. An alternative high school with a variety of education options, Avondale Academy offers a right fit for students who may have struggled in a traditional school setting. Students experience one-on-one interaction with highly qualified staff in a safe … [Read more...]