Simon Youth Foundation Educational CenterThe purpose of our dropout prevention program, Simon Youth Academy is to provide in-school and out-of-school students an opportunity to earn a high school diploma or high school equivalency.
- The Simon Youth Academy may be utilized only by students currently in a Calcasieu Parish public high school or who were once enrolled in a Calcasieu Parish public high school.
- An in-school student may apply with their high school counselor.
- Students receive education services from teachers and tutors utilizing the approved virtual program provided by the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Special education services are provided when appropriate.
- The curriculum will be individualized, diagnostic and prescriptive. Instruction will address state and grade-level standards.
- Students will be evaluated using the parish grading policies. All parish and state-mandated testing procedures will be followed.