Potterville Public Schools

CAP Adult and Alternative Education Programs Available

Alternative Education Program – Provides daytime and evening classes for youth, 15 – 19 years old, who have not experienced success in a traditional high school setting.  We offer smaller classes, more individualized attention from staff, and computer-based instruction.  Classroom instruction is based on the Michigan Merit Curriculum and leads to a high school diploma.  Potterville High School students must obtain permission from the high school principal and/or counselor to enroll in the alternative education program.

Adult Education/High School Completion (H.S.C.)  - Provides classes for adults, ages 20 years and older, in English, mathematics, science, social studies and various elective subjects leading to a high school diploma. 

General Education Development (G.E.D.) – Prepares students, ages 18 and up, to take the “General Education Development” tests leading to a G.E.D. certificate.  To enroll in the G.E.D. program, students must score at the 9th grade reading level in reading and mathematics.  Students under 18 years of age must have approval from a CAP administrator to enroll in G.E.D. preparation classes.

McKinney-Vento Homeless Students Assistance Grant - Provides information, training, and financial assistance to LEAs to meet the needs of homeless children and youth.

Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Pre-GED  – Is designed for adults whose math and reading skills are below the ninth grade level.   Instruction focuses on the development of basic skills in core subject areas.

Workforce Investment Act Youth Program (WIA) – Is a partnership with Capital Area Michigan Works! which provides education, support services, training, and employment opportunities for qualifying youth who are at risk of dropping out of school.

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