Alternative Learning/DCALS North

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Dakota County Area Learning School North (DCALS North) 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 8:20 a.m. to 2:55 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.  
  • Extended Day Option - Online credit recovery for students who attend other high schools and need to catch up on credits.  This program is completely independent study.  Online classwork is completed outside of regular school hours.
  • 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
Christopher Devine: Principal

Welcome Tour

DCALS North Video Tour

DCALS North Enrollment form

For enrollment questions, please call 651-403-8506 or 651-403-8500.

Students with an IEP:  If your child has an IEP from your home school district, please contact contact DCALS North Special Education Case Manager at 651-403-8503. 

2022 - 2023 DCALS North Quarter Calendar
2021-2022 Student Handbook