About Us

About South Washington Alternative High School 
The South Washington Alternative High School (SWAHS) is an educational program designed for students who have exhausted their options in regular school and may benefit from an alternative setting and placement.  
  • The SWAHS is an attendance and instructional based program. 
  • Our staff is dedicated in assisting every student navigate his or her pathway towards graduation. 
  • Each successful candidate, upon completion, receives a high school diploma. 
  • Smaller class sizes 
  • Students can participate in the Work Experience Program and 916 
  • Each student has an advisor that acts as a mentor,  and tracks his/her progress 
  • Academic instruction is divided into daily units to allow students to track their progress         
What do students say about SWAHS...
  •   “Teachers push students to succeed: they are awesome.”
  •   “SWAHS is a safe and positive environment.”
  •   “The smaller classes are great. Teachers are able to help and    get to know you.  They want you to succeed.”
  •   “SWAHS is gold!”