• Study Alternative Center


  • To provide an alternative educational setting that addresses the academic and personal growth needs of our students in order to promote their ability to become socially responsible members of our community.


  • To be a leader in alternative education characterized by a small, respectful, and safe learning community. We will employ a flexible, innovative curriculum to meet the diverse needs of our students.

Collective Commitments

  • Our students will:

    • Give their best efforts to achieve high academic standards.
    • Demonstrate admirable character.
    • Pursue challenging goals to be life-long learners.
    • Encourage and support others.
    • Accept responsibility for their learning and their actions.
    • Communicate effectively.


    Our families and community members will:

    • Support and encourage academic and character excellence.
    • Demonstrate mutual respect and cooperation.
    • Contribute time, talent and resources.
    • Model life-long learning.
    • Communicate effectively.


    The faculty and staff will:

    • Demonstrate respect for self and others.
    • Teach skills necessary for life long learning.
    • Be effective communicators.
    • Be accountable for our actions.
    • Provide for cultural diversity.
    • Reflect on students’ personal development to improve and enhance personal growth.
    • Encourage active participation.
    • Celebrate student successes.
    • Develop plans for the future.
    • Make healthy choices.
    • Provide service in our community.

For More Information

  • Study Alternative Center

    Justin Dickenson - Director of Alternative Programs
    2343 W. Olive St. Springfield, MO 65803
    (417) 523-6400
    7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.