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Indicators of Eligibility

HLWW ALP is an optional education setting for students who have experienced or are currently experiencing difficulty in traditional educational systems or who have dropped out of school. HLWW ALP Program is an opportunity available to eligible students, based on indicators of need, to help students achieve academic success and complete their education. 

A student under the age of 21 or who meets the requirements, is eligible to participate in the graduation incentives program, if the pupil:

_____ performs substantially below the performance level for pupils of the same age in a locally determined achievement test

_____ is at least one year behind in satisfactorily completing coursework or obtaining credits for graduation

_____ is pregnant or a parent

_____ has been assessed as chemically dependent

_____ is a victim of physical or sexual abuse

_____ has experienced mental health problems

_____ has experienced homelessness sometime in the last 6 months

_____ speaks English as a second language or has limited English proficiency (LEP)

_____ has been excluded or expelled according to MN Statutes section 121A.40 to 121A.56

_____ has been referred by a school district for enrollment in an eligible program or program pursuant to MN Statutes section 124D.69

_____ has withdrawn from school or has been chronically truant

_____ Is being treated in a hospital in the seven-county metropolitan area for cancer or other life threatening illness or is the sibling of an eligible pupil who is being currently treated, and resides with the pupil's family at least 60 miles beyond the outside boundary of the seven-county metropolitan area.


If your student meets one or more of the above criteria, please contact Emily Holm at HLWW High School or Elayne Teorey at HLWW ALP High School to schedule a meeting.

Emily Holm                                                                               Elayne Teorey

Email:                                              Email:

Phone: 320-543-3900 ext. 4309                                             Phone: (320) 543-1122 ext. 8

The ALP is located at 720 9th Ave Howard Lake, MN 55349 and has office hours from 7:15 am to 3:15 pm, Monday through Friday.