Alternative Learning Programs

  • McKinley-ALC

    McKinley-ALC offers five unique day programs, night school, and a summer school program to address the needs of alternative learners in grades 9-12. At McKinley-ALC, students are actively engaged and committed to their education. The personalized offerings motivate students to regularly attend to and value their academic goals. Students explore career clusters through work experience, service-learning projects, job-shadowing and post-secondary education.


    Riverwoods level IV program located at the Katherine Johnson Educational Center, serves students grades 6-8 utilizing two educational programs operated by the St. Cloud School District 742. The Day Treatment programs, serving students from many school districts and grades 1-12, are programs operated by Catholic Charities for which St. Cloud Area School District 742 provides educational services. Students are enrolled in the Day Treatment Program by virtue of referral through county social services agencies, the court system, private insurers, school districts and parents. The Level IV program is a day program operated by St. Cloud Area School District 742 and is for District 742 resident students only. Referral to the level IV program is determined through the IEP team. 

    Roosevelt Education Center

    Roosevelt Education Center (REC) serves as the home for three different Federal Level IV programs for students with special needs. REC focuses on fulfilling the District mission of creating a safe and caring climate and culture in which we prepare, engage, educate, empower and inspire all learners in partnership with their surrounding community to be successful in today's and tomorrow's society. By establishing strong relationships and providing engaging instruction in a consistent environment, students learn strategies to support their success academically and socially.