Lighthouse Academy- Waalkes

Lighthouse Academy - Waalkes is partnered with the Kent County Juvenile Detention Center and provides a whole-child approach to education for young adults inside the facilities.

Students may choose to continue their enrollment at Lighthouse Academy upon release through Lighthouse Academy - South Virtual Program, a divergent program set up to meet the flexibility and demands of a non-traditional learner.

Lighthouse Academy - Waalkes

1501 Cedar St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Sandy Choffel
Student Advocate

Office Hours:

8:00am - 4:00pm

School Hours:

8:30am - 4:00pm

July 1, 2024
7/23/2024 Organizational and Regular Board Meeting
June 6, 2024
6/25/2024 Regular Board Meeting

Calendar

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July 15
First Day of School Year
First Day of School Year
Date: Jul 15
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August 9
All Staff Professional Development Day
All Staff Professional Development Day
Date: Aug 9
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August 30 - September 2
NO SCHOOL - Labor Day Weekend
NO SCHOOL - Labor Day Weekend
Date: Aug 30 - Sep 2
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September 27
All Staff Professional Development Day
All Staff Professional Development Day
Date: Sep 27
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October 2
Fall Count Day
Fall Count Day
Date: Oct 2
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October 30
Last Day of Trimester 1
Last Day of Trimester 1
Date: Oct 30
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Lighthouse Academy Waalkes has the privilege of providing education to students who are residing within the facility. Our purpose is to eliminate gaps in our student’s educational process. The students earn credit toward a high school diploma which can be transferred to their local high school.

Printable School Calendar

2024-2025 Important Dates


Parent and Student Handbook

2024-2025 Parent and Student Handbook