Mission StatementThe alternative program at the Wayne Enrichment Center provides a high quality, standards-based, student-centered program that prepares students to earn a high school diploma or its equivalent and become productive members of society.
Belief StatementsThrough a partnership of home, school and community, we believe that the students at the alternative program at the Wayne Enrichment Center will become life-long learners through active engagement in each of the components of the Circle of Courage; belonging, mastery, independence and generosity. We believe the development of the successful student is:
- enhanced by the creation of classroom communities in which students feel safe, accepted, and valued.
- fostered by learning through a collaborative innovative curriculum where students achieve high expectations.
- contingent upon taking ownership of their learning and accepting responsibility for their actions through empowerment and self-advocacy.
- supported by a generous environment which allows each student to learn and demonstrate empathy, understanding and giving to others.
AttendanceStudents attending the Wayne Enrichment Center are expected to attend school as scheduled for them. For most students this is every day, Monday – Friday either from 9:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. or from 1:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Student HoursMorning Session: Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Students may enter the school at 9:15 a.m. If students are not using the MSD Wayne transportation, they need to have transportation available at 12:50 p.m. Students are considered tardy if they arrive past 9:40 a.m. All doors are locked at 9:40 a.m. Students who are tardy must enter the east doors and sign in at the office. Breakfast is available, at no cost, to all students until 9:40 a.m. Afternoon Session: Monday – Friday 1:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Students may enter the school at 1:35 p.m. If students are not using the MSD Wayne transportation, they need to have transportation available at 4:00 p.m. Students are considered tardy if they arrive past 2:00 p.m. All doors are locked at 2:00 p.m. Students who are tardy must enter the east doors and sign in at the office.
Reporting Student Absencesparent/guardian needs to call the attendance line, 988-6333 by 9:45 a.m. for the morning session attendees and by 2:15 for the afternoon session attendees to report a student absence from school. If you reach a recording, please leave the following information:
- The student’s name
- The name of the person making the call and relationship to the student
- The reason for absence/tardy
- The date of the absence/tardy
- A telephone number so that the call can be verified.
Dress Code and Electronic Guidelines
MSD Wayne Township has adopted new guidelines regarding student dress and personal electronic devices. It is essential that students follow these guidelines at all times. Students must follow these guidelines in order to attend classes. Students not following these guidelines will remain in the office, parent/guardian called and/or sent home. These guidelines are included in your enrollment packet as a separate document and are attached to the end of this handbook.
There is one exception to the MSD Wayne Township guidelines for the high school students attending Wayne Enrichment Center. Students may use personal listening devices MP3 players, IPODS) when they are working independently. Students MUST be on task and completing the expected level of work to have this privilege. Students assume responsibility for any personal listening device they choose to bring to school. Students may use cell phones during passing ONLY.
Enrollment: As of November 1, 2011, 152
|Standards-based||Scoring Guide||Value on a 4-point Scale||Percent Based||Letter Grade||Description of Achievement Level on the Applicable Standards|
|Exemplary||4||4.0||93-100||A||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 90% level on the appropriate state standards as evidenced on district or school common assessments.|
|Proficient||3||3.33||87-89||B+||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 80% level on the appropriate state standards as evidenced on district or school common assessments.|
|Progressing||2||2.37||77-79||C+||The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards as evidenced on district or school common assessments.|
|Not Yet Meeting Standard||1||0||0-69||I or F||The grade of I indicates the student does not exhibit mastery at the 70% level on the appropriate state standards as evidenced on district or school common assessments. The grade of F indicates that the student was unable to raise achievement to sufficient levels after specified additional time and effort.|
Graduation RequirementsThe requirements for graduation from high school include:
- A student shall complete 45 credits of high school work to earn a Core 40 diploma. The 45 credits must include 28 credits of required work and 17 credits of electives. Students may earn a Regular Diploma by earning 40 credits.
- Students in grades 11-12 must pass the required portions of the Graduation Qualification Examination (GQE) to receive their high school diploma. Students in grades 9 and 10 will need to pass End of Course Assessments in English 10 and Algebra 1 in order to receive a high school diploma.
- Course Requirements:
English 8 credits Math 6 credits Science 5 credits Social Studies 5 credits U.S. Government 1 cr.
U.S. History 2 cr.
Electives 2 cr.
Computer/Technology 2 credits Health 1 credit Physical Education ( 2 semesters) 1 credit Electives 17 credits TOTAL 45 credits