Our School

  • School Vision Statement:

    Wyvetter Younge 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: Wyvetter Younge Alternative Center for Education seeks to create a learning environment that encourages high
    expectations for success through development-appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. Courses will be data driving, engaging, and standards-based, with a focus on the learner.

    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:  "When a Team of Dedicated, Individuals Make a Commitment to Act as One … The Sky is the Limit"

    School Theme: Educating with a Purpose

    Programs: 

    • 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 school year for distribution to the community for Flyers Feeding Families

    Partnerships: COCA

    Go Owls!