Our School

  • School Vision Statement:

    Gordon Bush Alternative Center for Education will be a nurturing, safe and professional environment that supports the
    educational success and social, emotional, and physical development of all students.

    School Mission Statement:  At Gordon Bush Alternative Center our mission is to build a safe, nurturing, and respectful environment that maximizes the wellness of the whole student and equips them with skills for lifelong learning.

    All school staff will be highly qualified and caring instructors who are attentive to the educational, cultural and physical needs of students and the Wyvetter Younge Alternative Center community. Each student's self-esteem is fostered by positive relationships with students and staff. We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved on our students' learning.  

    School Motto:  "Bush is Better than Best!"

    School Theme: Steadfast in Education


    • Lessie Bates RSVP Program – Volunteers to serve with Operation AmeriCorps

    • Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House – Provides youth employment opportunities; parent engagement support

    • St. Louis Area Foodbank – Provides pallets of food items twice monthly during the school year for distribution to the community for Flyers Feeding Families


    Partnerships: COCA

    Go Cadets!