New Options High School offers a unique alternative educational setting for 9-12th grade students who have been unsuccessful in the traditional high school setting. The hands-on curriculum concentrates on basic academic skills with an employability emphasis. It is a place for students to grow and reach their fullest potential in a non-threatening, positive environment.
Transportation, free or reduced hot lunch, career planning and teambuilding are all included in this specialized program.
It is the mission of New Options High School to provide an enriched learning environment that promotes the building of character, independent thought, and the respect for diversity of gender and culture. It is our belief that all children are creative, have the ability to learn and have the right to a quality education. It is through a rigorous curriculum that our students will develop the skills necessary to succeed in school, their community and in the global world. We provide a learning experience that promotes social, emotional and intellectual development. We develop intellectually capable young people with creative minds, healthy bodies with the ethical values that are needed to contribute wisdom, compassion and leadership in a global society.
New Options High School utilizes Odysseyware to offer online courses to our students. This addition to our curriculum allows students to earn credits that may have been lost during previous school years. This, also, makes the goal of high school graduation a more attainable one.