The Missouri Option Program is designed to target students who have the capabilities to complete Missouri high school graduation requirements, but for a variety of reasons lack the credits needed to graduate with their class and are at risk of leaving school without a high school diploma.
The program specifically targets those students who are 17 years of age or older and are at least one year behind their graduating class or for other significant reasons not able to be successful in a traditional high school setting.
Students will remain in school and are not counted as dropouts when it is time to take the GED Tests. Once the school district issues a diploma, participants are then counted as High School Graduates.
MO Option students attend class Monday through Friday for three hours per day. Program requirements include employment, community service, and a passing grade on the Missouri and US Constitution tests.
Full participation is required for both orientation days.
Please call 816-418-5243 for more information.