The mission of Alcott, an alternative
middle school which focuses on keeping students in school, is to ensure
that all students learn the skills and acquire the knowledge necessary
for entrance into high school and for success at continuing stages of their
lives by providing a safe, supportive, nurturing environment with reduced
class size, a strong mentoring/tutoring program, an opportunity to participate
in community service, and an innovative curriculum taught by highly qualified
teachers who repect and teach the worth and dignity of individuals.