Alternative Learning/DCALS North

DCALS North BannerThe Dakota County Area Learning School (DCALS) provides alternative learning programming to Intermediate District 917 member district students in the following programs:
  • School Day Program - Provides a positive, safe and structured learning environment with block-scheduling Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
  • Independent Study/Online Education - For students who are unable to attend during normal school hours and can complete coursework with minimal teacher direction. Classes are setup on an individual basis with each student.  Students need to spend a minimum of 15 hours of time at the school to complete the courses.  
  • Dual Enrollment - Students are enrolled in the ALC and another school at the same time. Class times vary.
DCALS North Campus
150 Marie Avenue East
West St. Paul, MN  55118
Eric Van Brocklin: Principal


Summer Enrollment Form

DCALS North Enrollment form

If these dates do not work please call to set up an appointment at 651-332-5570 or 651-332-5573 with Don Williams

Students with an IEP:  If your child has an IEP from your home school district please contact Aaron Evans, Special Ed Case Manager for enrollment information at 651-423-8778. 

2018-2019 DCALS North Quarter Calendar
Enrollment Packet 2017-18
2018-2019 Student Handbook