New Options High School

Welcome! 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 the world.  


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All APS Buildings Switching to Remote Learning

Allendale High School will begin remote learning on Wednesday, November 18. They will resume in-person learning on Wednesday, December 9.


PreK - 8th Grade will have a full day of in-person class on Wednesday, November 18.  They will not have school on Thursday & Friday, November 19 & 20.  Remote learning will begin on Monday, November 23. They will resume in-person learning on Monday, December 7.


Please read the entire the letter from Dr. Cooper here:  Move to Remote Learning letter

What is New Options High School?

New Options High School offers a unique alternative educational setting for students in grades 9-12 who have have experienced barriers to participation in the traditional high school setting.

Our rigorous hands-on curriculum provides a relevant academic experience with an emphasis on employability skills. It is a place for students to grow and reach their fullest potential in a non-threatening, positive environment.

Transportation, free and reduced hot lunch, career planning, and team building are all included in this specialized program.

Online Offerings

New Options High School utilizes Odysseyware to offer online credit recovery courses for our students. This addition to our curriculum allows students to recover credits that were lost during previous school years. Odysseyware makes the goal of high school graduation an attainable one.

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

10760 68th Avenue
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: 616-892-5575
Fax: 616-895-4280
Tamika Henry

Daily Schedule

Daily 7:45 a.m. - 2:28 p.m.
Half Day 7:45 a.m. - 11:05 p.m.

  Daily Schedule Half Day Schedule
1st hr. 7:45-8:57 7:45-8:22
2nd hr. 9:02-10:14 8:27-9:02
3rd hr. 10:19-10:54 9:07-9:42
Lunch 10:54-11:24  
3rd hr. 11:29-11:59  
4th hr. 12:04-1:14 9:47-10:22
5th hr. 1:19-2:28 10:27-11:05