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Get ready for the 2022-23 school year!

The first days of school for secondary students are Aug. 31 and Sept. 1/ Review the full calendar for complete back-to-school dates.

Back-to-School Resources

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Enrollment information for District 196 ALC 

Join us for our upcoming family meetings regarding enrollment at the District 196 Area Learning Center.

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, approved applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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A year-round alternative high school serving 14-21 year old students.

We are a District 196 school that encourages students to respect all individuals and explore educational challenges. We are committed to helping students rise above the ashes and reach their full potential. 


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All District 196 stakeholders are invited to attend one of three meetings Nov. 15, 16 and 17 to get information about facilities, equipment and space needs in District 196, and provide feedback on possible improvements being considered to meet those needs in the state’s fourth largest school district.


Oak Ridge School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences, 4350 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Eagan, MN 55122