Beacon ALP is an education alternative that provides a variety of ways for students to earn credits toward a high school diploma. The program is designed to increase student learning by offering a smaller classroom setting and a wide variety of academic support. Beacon values high academic standards within each curricular area, meeting both Bloomington and Minnesota State Standards.
Beacon School within a school program at Kennedy offers full-time program for students in grades 11 and 12 and a shared-time program for students in grade 10 (two hours at Beacon, four hours at Kennedy). Classes are 20 students or fewer with a licensed teacher.
- Teacher-directed curriculum
- Online instruction via Edgenuity
- Packet-based instruction - limited
Students must enroll through their Kennedy counselor.
All classes are trimester credits, 12 weeks per class.
|English 9 A/B/C||Intermediate Algebra A/B/C||Social studies 9 A/B/C||Physical Science A/B/C||Work-based learning|
|English 10 A/B/C||Geometry A/B/C||Economics||Biology A/B/C||Job skills|
|English 11 A/B/C||Algebra A/B/C||Government||Chemistry/Physics A/B/C||Art elective|
|English 12 A/B/C||Senior math||US History A/B/C||Careers|
|World History A/B/C|
Beacon Hybrid at Jefferson offers credit recovery during the school day for grades 11 and 12 using online instruction via Edgenuity. Students are required to attend school on daily basis. Hybrid options are allowed when student is on track with course.
Students must enroll through their Jefferson counselor.
All classes are trimester credits (12 weeks per class). Class offerings are limited.
|Social studies A/B/C||Physical science|
|US history A/B/C||Careers|
|World History A/B/C|
Students attend credit make-up classes following a full day at Kennedy or Jefferson high school. After-school credit recovery is open to Bloomington students ages 16 and older and is offered trimesters 2 and 3 two days per week.
Summer school credit recovery classes are offered at Kennedy High School for students in grades 9-11 who have been referred by their Kennedy or Jefferson counselor for credit recovery. Invite letters/registration will be sent to students at the end of May.
Attendance Line: 952-681-5056
Attendance Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Michelle Christenson||Program Coordinatoremail@example.com|
|Char Jax||Program Secretaryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeff Dunlap||Social Studies/Science/Work Experienceemail@example.com|
|Sue Soderstrom||Check/Connect Parafirstname.lastname@example.org|