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Tinkham 2018 Graduation
Tinkham 2018 Graduation
Tinkham 2018 Graduation
Tinkham 2018 Graduation
Tinkham 2018 Graduation

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Read our testimonials!

"Tinkham helped me out when I felt I had nothing else to turn to, I was ready to flunk out of high school, then I got referred to Tinkham, I got there and felt I was actually cared for by the faculty, they did the most they could to help me succeed."

"They help you become the best person you can be."

"Tinkham has helped me get somewhere that I never expected to be, graduating. Every teacher here is nothing but friendly and want the best for you. I can't express how greatfull I am to have attended. "

"I’ve attended Tinkham for nearly 3 years. I’ve gotten more done there than I have online or any other school. I didn’t think I’d ever graduate but with everything Tinkham did for me and the quarters, here I am graduating!"

"Tinkham is a wonderful school and I’d recommend anyone to attend."

"The kindness and willingness to help students and want them to go somewhere in life."

"The staff tries their best with every student."
 

Points of Pride

  • 85 graduates for the 2017-18 school year, compared to 46 in 2016-17, 10 in 2015-16, and 6 in 2014-15.
  • 88% of the school population feel supported by staff, compared to 44% in recent years, found through our school perception data survey
  • Over 90% of our student population passes at least one of their classes, compared to 71% of our students in 2015-16
  • We have almost tripled the percentage of students who pass all of their classes from two years ago.
  • 88% of our potential graduates this year graduated on time
  • 3 teachers (almost half of my teachers) on staff have been teaching for over 20 years
  • The newly developed COST (Coordination Of Services Team) program has almost 40 community members on it!
  • Program enrollment has tripled over the past four years and each year we have a waiting list
  • Our e2020 (online) pass rate has increased from 26% three years ago to now 65%

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Please fill out our Senior Graduation Form! We'll use this information to improve the ways we can prepare you for your future plans at college. We would like to hear how we can improve as well. Please share your thoughts!

The Westland Public Library is now offering Homework Help for students grades 1-12. Please attached flyer.

 

 

 

 

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View more images from our 2018 Graduation Ceremony! Congratulations to all of your hard work.

What's Your 17? 17 Days of Positivity

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Tinkham participated in a 17 day challenge called "What's Your 17" which tracked positive acts of kindness between students. Students who competed in this challenge were entered into a drawing for a certificate from Texas Roadhouse. The image you see above is when all of our students formed a peace sign in the Wayne Memorial high school field.

MAEO STARS has new members!

Please welcome our newest members:

  • Hallie Eadens
  • Skyler Luttermoser
  • Taji Brooks
  • Lexi Thompson
  • Kiana Murray
  • Jeyden Smith

The STARS will begin working on the pieces for competition, please wish them luck as they plan for the months ahead! This group is doing great things and they are all looking forward to amazing futures as leaders. 
 

Contact Us

Alternative High School

3001 Fourth Street
Wayne, Michigan 48184
Phone: 734-419-2436
Fax: 734-595-2439
Attendance: 734-419-2436
Student Hours: Full Day - 7:50 am - 2:40 pm
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Adult Education

36105 Marquette
Westland, Michigan 48185
GED Program Phone: 734-419-2425
Fax: 734-595-2439

Community/Leisure

36105 Marquette
Westland, Michigan 48185
GED Program Phone: 734-419-2425
Fax: 734-595-2439

Admnistration

Kimberly Doman email
Director
 

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Important Update

Tinkham Educational Center has updated its hours to be from 7:50am to 2:40pm

Registration Interest

If you are interested in registering for courses here at the Tinkham Educational Center, fill out the form and someone will be in touch with you.

FAQ

How many credits do you need to graduate? Students with 18 credits in the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC) can graduate.

How often do graduations take places for students? We graduate students every 9 weeks.