Peel Alternative School students have learning needs that are not met in regular secondary schools. Courses offered vary based upon enrolment, student interest and facilities. The goal for most students enrolled at Peel Alternative School is reintegration within a regular secondary school. Referral to Peel Alternative School is done through a student’s home school.
The Foundations Program is for students in at least their third year of high school who have not successfully completed grades 9 and 10. These students are considered "at risk" of dropping out of school.
Fresh Start – Expulsion Program
The Fresh Start – Expulsion Program is for students under expulsion from a Peel District School Board school.
Fresh Start – Suspension Program
The Fresh Start – Suspension Program is for students under suspension from a Peel District School Board school for six or more days. Students will normally start the program on the third day of the suspension.
Intermediate Alternative Program (IAP)
The Intermediate Alternative Program (IAP) is a proactive program designed for students in their first or second year of high school who are considered to be at risk of dropping out of school.
mPLAR Mature Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (mPLAR)
mPLAR is an assessment process which allows adolescents age 18 and over to obtain grade 9 and 10 equivalency credits, in preparation for grades 11 and 12.
Reaching Out Services
The purpose of Reaching Out Services is to create a climate for learning and working through equity, inclusion and respect.
Supervised Alternative Learning(SAL)
The Supervised Alternative Learning Program (SAL) is for students ages 14 to 17 who, for a variety of reasons, are at risk of leaving school early.
Senior Elementary Alternative Program (SEAP)
The Senior Elementary Alternative Program (SEAP) is a proactive program designed for students in grades 7 and 8 who are considered to be at risk of dropping out of school.
The Senior Program is for students who are in at least their third year of high school and require an alternative educational setting.
Teen Education and Motherhood program (TEAM)
The TEAM program is for students between 14 and 20 in grades 9-12 who are pregnant or who have a child.
Temporary External Learning Link (TELL)
The Temporary External Learning Link (TELL) Program is designed for students in at least their third year of high school. These students typically have not acquired the credit accumulation of their peers and require a flexible schedule due to family or work commitments.