School District No. 22 Alternate Schools encompasses three separate schools that help fill the gap with students. ALPs: The ALP offers individualized course programs for students working on coursework at the grade 8 – 10 levels and offers both modified and adapted programming for students aged 13 to age 17 working at lower grade levels. CrossRoads: CrossRoads is an innovative, Student centered educational centre which enables adolescents 16 years or older and Continuing Education adults to complete their schooling in an alternate setting to regular secondary school. Located in the heart of Lumby, the Centre caters to the needs of the local community, offering individualized programs covering the spectrum of the BC Secondary School core curriculum from grade 10-12, leading to graduation.
The Open Door: The Open Door Education Center, situated in Downtown Vernon, is a full service program for students 17 and older, who need to complete their schooling in a supportive learning setting. The Open Door offers grade 10-12 courses using computer guided instruction combined with direct one on one and small group teaching support by specialist teachers.