Runestone Regional Learning Center is an Alternative Learning Center, which allows students to complete their high school education. Alternative methods are used for each student to address their long and short term goals, as well as their individual learning styles and support needs. Credits are earned through the completion of units and seat time. Students 21 years and older do not need seat time. Learning occurs in small groups or individually with fully licensed instructors. Services are offered all year long on varied schedules and are free of charge. Students who are enrolled at RRLC during the school year may also attend summer school to recover any class credits. Credits transfer to all Minnesota schools.
Learners Age 17 and Over: These students are able to complete their high school education on a full or part-time basis. Access to programs and services at the regular high school may be included, if a student chooses. Credits may be earned in the traditional academic areas, vocational areas, a work experience program, or in classes in a regular school or technical college. Daytime and evening classes are available. Learners under 17 years Each student has a learning plan and schedule prepared for them. They Must attend school full-time on a daily schedule, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm. Learners attend core classes for each subject needed. Students’ needs are addressed holistically and include academics, vocational/pre-vocational and transition skills. Also addressed are personal, family, and peer interactions. Depending on their needs, students may spend time in a regular school, the learning center, or both. Support services are provided as needed. Assurances are made that students of this age are involved with their regular school and age group as much as possible and appropriate. If these students leave RRLC property without permission, the local police will be called.