Alternative Learning Sites
Working hard to meet the diverse needs of all our students, Tacoma Public Schools provides several alternative learning sites.
Community-Based Transition Program (CBT)
A vocational program for young adults ages 18–21.
Central Administration Building Annex, 708 South G Street, Tacoma WA 98405
Fresh Start at TCC
This Tacoma Community College program gives students the opportunity to complete their high school diploma requirements in a mature setting while accumulating college credit.
Tacoma Community College, 6501 South 19th St, Tacoma WA 98466
Interim Alternative Educational Setting (IAES)
A program designed to maintain basic skills while a student has been expelled or suspended for bringing weapons or drugs to school, or causing serious bodily injury to others.
Central Administration Building Annex, 708 South G Street, Tacoma WA 98405 | 253-571-1255
Offers early learning (Head Start) and family education programs
3101 South 43rd Street, Tacoma WA 98409
Oakland High School
Provides an alternative approach to education in a caring, student-centered climate.
3319 South Adams Street, Tacoma WA 98409
Pierce County Education Center
Serves students at the Pierce County Jail
930 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma WA 98402
Pearl Street Center
Serves youth, ages 12-18, committed to Comprehensive Mental Health Center’s locked, residential program for adolescents with serious mental illness.
815 South Pearl Street, Tacoma WA 98465
Willard Early Learning Center
Offers early learning (Head Start & ECAEP) and family education programs
3201 S. D St, Tacoma, WA 98418
Willie Stewart Academy – A Reengagement Center
Serves students ages 17-21 who are significantly credit deficient work toward graduation
1818 Tacoma Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
Serves students at the Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center
5501 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406
Offers online classes to students who require a non-traditional learning environment or need flexibility in their school schedule.
World of Work
Serves students over 16 years of age with a supervised, work-based learning environment
Central Administration Building, 601 South 8th Street, Tacoma WA 98405