The vision of Orchard View Alternative High School is to create a supportive, academic environment where students value hard work, and individual goals are achieved. Orchard View students learn to make positive choices that enable them to take an active role in their education and future career.
Of course one of the positive choices we expect them to make is their choice to come to school each and every day. Student attendance is taken extremely seriously at Orchard View Alternative High School. We recognize the direct correlation between daily attendance and its significant impact on student learning. We support a diverse group of learners who all have a unique story to tell. Every student has chosen to come to OV for the same reason: to have a chance to become a successful high school graduate.
Here are some of the attendance intervention strategies that we typically implement in our school: