A – Learning pace: The education for each student is highly personalized; the pace of the curriculum will be based on his abilities and on his personal learning plan, IEP, or 504 plan. Many students graduate high school while attending Lakeside Academy. When that occurs, they may begin to take college classes online.
A – No, Southwest Metro is part of the local public school district. It is a secular program being administered onsite at our faith-based residential facility.
A – Once your son is enrolled in the Southwest Metro school district, operated onsite at Lakeside Academy, our program staff will contact your son’s home school district to integrate his records and history, including any existing IEPs, into his academic plans.
A – 1. Please complete intake packet to become officially enrolled in SW Metro
2. SW Metro will contact the boy’s home district and pull in his records and history
3. Assessment: Each student will be assessed based on his current grade level, history, any existing IEPs along with his comprehension of reading, math, science, and social studies in accordance with Minnesota standards
4. A personalized learning plan will be created for each student, based on his assessment results.
A – Once your son is enrolled into the onsite school, you will be encouraged to create a login/password on Cynergy, the parent communication site of Southwest Metro school district. Here, you may check your son’s attendance, view his grades and transcripts, etc. In addition, Southwest Metro sends our report cards quarterly.