Alternative
High Schools

Helping youth on the path to success

Loring Nicollet
Alternative High School

1925 Nicollet Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

612-872-3626

Hours: Monday-Friday; 8:45am-3:15pm

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MERC
Alternative High School

2539 Pleasant Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

612-872-2777

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-2:45pm; Friday 8:00am-1:45pm

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89%

of credit-eligible students graduate
from PPL's alternative high schools.

Our Education Model

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Learn & Earn to Achieve Potential

Focusing on youth who are homeless or highly mobile, in the juvenile justice systems, or foster care, LEAP integrates several newly launched programs to more effectively help young people earn a secondary credential.

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Jobs for America's Graduates

Helping resolve our country's dropout and transition problems by expanding state organizations and local programs that help young people overcome barriers to graduation from high school.

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Destination: Diploma to Degree (D3)

Define your career pathway and work toward an associates degree for free while getting your high school diploma.

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Plus Program

To build strong student engagement and connections, the Plus Program school model was built on youth development and the effectiveness of peer-to-peer programs.