Our mission is to educate all learners to reach their full potential as contributing and productive members of our ever-changing global community.


Who attends Bridges ALC?

Students in grades 9-12 from Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools and other Minnesota school districts are welcome to attend Bridges.

The population served at Bridges includes students who:

  • Have difficulty with attendance and academics
  • Are one year behind in completing course work
  • Are pregnant (or is a parent)
  • Have had chemical dependency issues
  • Have been excluded or expelled
  • Have difficulty with motivation
  • Struggle with conformity to rules
  • Are older than other students

Will my student still earn a Prior Lake High School diploma?

Yes, if students complete all of their required classes they can earn a Prior Lake High School diploma.

Are students able to participate in a work program?

Yes, there is a work program available to 11th and 12th grade students.

Are students able to take elective classes at Prior Lake High School?

Yes, if students want to take Art, FACS, Business or IT classes at Prior Lake High School they may do so. Students can also take Choir or Band as electives.