is dedicated to serving the at-risk population of the Bond, Christian, Effingham, Fayette, and Montgomery County Region. Since 1993, we have strived to offer a choice of quality educational programs to help serve many students with different needs. For truant, dropout, or unsuccessful students in grades 9 through 12, look at our alternative high schools - New Approach located in Vandalia and Aspire located in Effingham and AEP North located in Raymond. For suspended or expelled youth in grades 6 through 8, we offer our safe schools programs, FOCUS in Vandalia and TriStar Academy in Effingham and AEP North in Raymond. For students in grades Kindergarten through 8th who are experiencing difficulty attending school on a regular basis, we have the Regular Attendance Program (RAP).
Call Principal Laura Benhoff, Principal Amber Kidd or Principal Kendal Elvidge for more information
on any of the above programs at 618-283-9311 or 217-342-2865 or 217-229-4320.
~ New Approach Alternative High School ~
~ FOCUS Safe Schools Program ~
~ Regular Attendance Program: RAP ~
1500 Jefferson St. Vandalia, IL 62471
~ Aspire Alternative High School ~
~ TriStar Academy Safe Schools Program ~
900 Edgar, Effingham, IL 62401
~ YES - North Alternative High School ~
~ YES - North Safe School Programs ~
113 N Schools St, Raymond, IL 62560
A division of the Regional Office of Education #3 for Bond, Christian, Effingham, Fayette, and Montgomery Counties.
Julie Wollerman, Regional Superintendent of Schools
Annette Hartlieb, Assistant Regional Superintendents of Schools