Did you know that young adults in the Akron high school system you have more free public school options than you might realize? Charter schools are public high schools that are free to students and give families an option to move to another school with the same standards as any public school. Thousands of parents in Ohio have moved their children to charter schools to pursue better options for their kids to get a quality education when the traditional schools are not meeting their expectations.
Towpath Trails High School has two locations, one at 275 West Market Street, Akron, OH 44303 and the other at 1016 Canton Road, Akron, OH 44312their phone number is 234-542-0102. It serves students who would be traditionally enrolled in grades 9-12, aged 15-21. These students may have fallen behind in earning credits, have difficulty passing state required tests, are at risk of dropping out of school, or just need a new environment in which they can succeed.
Towpath Trails High students do not enroll in a specific grade level but rather in the “Towpath Trails High School.” The school attracts the population of students whose educational needs have not been met at any meaningful level. Towpath Trails High is an alternative for the non-traditional student. The Towpath Trails High model catches the students that are falling through the cracks and empowers the community with more contributing adult citizens.
At Towpath Trail, the individual child comes first, and they are focused on helping them achieve to their potential. Educating children is important to them because we realize that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. Their success is all our future.
Towpath recognizes that each student learns differently, and the model allows for individual differences as each student moves towards graduation. Towpath Trail offers the first, and sometimes only, opportunity for many families to choose the right school for their children. They have the chance to choose an alternative to their local high school, which may be overcrowded, underfunded, or perhaps dangerous. If a local school cannot meet a child’s needs, Towpath Trail may be the appropriate school for that child. In fact, many students thrive with the special attention and alternative methods employed by Towpath Trail.
Educational excellence motivates everyone at Towpath Trail. Even though they make the success of each individual child the primary goal, they still governed and held accountable by the same controls that manage all district schools in Ohio.
Another unique feature of Towpath Trail is the program’s flexible hours. The schedule gives students the opportunity to attend one of two daily sessions, giving each student time to balance their personal lives that often include family and employment responsibilities.
Come in and take a tour: Call 234-542-0102
There are a lot of reasons people choose a charter school over the traditional public schools.
Charter schools provide an option when high school students are unhappy in their current school or the school system is not performing to the standards expected.
Charter schools often have small class sizes, are very community focused and have experience educating students who have added challenges or special needs better than many larger schools.
Charter schools offer the same breakfast and lunch programs a traditional school does. Charter schools offer bussing just like other public schools do. And charter schools are held to the same standards for testing and student performance as the traditional public schools are. The difference is a better environment for students who are struggling in traditional classrooms and need something more individualized for them.
Of course, every Charter School is different, and it is important to do your homework. Some charter schools have not performed well but many have provided a quality, high performance environment for students looking for a free alternative to public schools.
The most important aspects of choosing the best school for your children is to meet the staff, see the facilities and look at your child’s individual performance in any school. We strongly encourage all parents to call Towpath Trails High School to schedule a tour and meet some of the staff and make a good decision.
Call 234-542-0102 or go here to submit a request for more information. Towpath Trails High School takes applications for enrollment all year long so do not wait.