Online Learning

Online Learning

online learning

Allendale Public Schools offers the flexibility of online schooling in multiple formats and platforms.

21F Online Courses

The State School Aid Act Section 21f expands the online learning opportunities for students in grades 5-12. With consent of a parent or guardian, a student may enroll in up to two online learning courses per academic term. Enrollment in online courses cannot result in a course load that exceeds a full time schedule.

If you are interested in pursuing online learning for your student, follow these steps:   

1. Explore online learning  

Review characteristics of successful online learning. Browse available online courses. Use additional helpful guides when considering online learning.                                                                  

PDF Document"The Characteristics of Successful Online Learners"

External Link Michigan's Statewide Online Course Catalog

PDF DocumentParent Guide To Online Learning

PDF DocumentOnline Learning Readiness Rubric via Michigan Virtual University

2. Assess your readiness for online learning                                   


3. Contact your counselor


  • Return the above forms to your school's counselor
  • Schedule a meeting with your school's counselor (see below for contact information)

4. Make the commitment to succeed in online learning


  • Complete the PDF DocumentOnline Learning Contract
  • Check-in with counselors and adminstrators regarding your progress throughout the trimester


APS Seat Time Waiver Program

Our seat time waiver (STW) program allows students to attend school at home via online courses offered by programs such as Michigan Virtual, Aventa Online Learning, K12 Online Learning, and much more. The STW program enrolls new students every fall. If you are interested in this program, please contact a counselor below and review the following STW documents:

PDF DocumentAPS Seat Time Waiver Contract                                                                                           

APS Counselors and Principals                                                                                                                                                               

AHS High School Counselors

  • Jason Fogel  616-892-5585 x1146
  • Liz Pellegrom 616-892-5585 x1148

New Options Counselor

  • Liz Pellegrom  616-892-5585 x1148

Middle School Principal

  • Travis Plain  616-892-5595

Oakwood Principal

  • Doug Bol  616-892-3475


Allendale High School

10760 68th Avenue
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: 616-892-5585
Fax: 616-895-4280
Jason Fogel
Allendale High School
616-892-5585 x1146
Liz Pellegrom
Allendale High School
616-892-5585 x1148