East Jackson Alternative School

Widening Advancements for Youth

W-A-Y is a new and innovative way for students to get a high school education and diploma. Use the contact form below to get started with this new alternative education program. We have 49 students currently enrolled and we will add more seats for next year.

WAY – EJ had it’s first graduate in December of 2014, and several more in January of 2016. Students continue to graduate throughout the entire year. W-A-Y students may walk at graduation if they choose!

W-A-Y EJ is located on Dettman Road at what used to be Memorial Elementary. This location is easy to access and new as of July 2015.

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Margaret Hatcher
Team Leader
Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY
8:30am – 3:00pm
345 N. Dettman Rd
Jackson, MI 49202

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