Residential Treatment Centers

MPS Metro C provides educational services to students who are residing in residential treatment centers, including Children’s Residential Treatment Center (Volunteers of America,) Minnesota Teen Challenge and The Anna Westin House (Emily Program.) Through partnerships with the corresponding agency, students are able to attend a school based program co-located within their residential treatment centers. These programs mainly serve students from MN and WI, but occasionally receive them from other states in the US as well.

At CRTC, MPS Metro C provides a six hour school day, including Math, English Language Arts/Writing, Science, Social Studies, Art and an elective. Students are split up into two classrooms, of approximately 11 students to a room. CRTC is staffed by three Minnesota State Licensed teachers, two of whom are dually licensed in regular and special education. CRTC also provides one to two behavioral aides for support in each classroom. The school day hours are from from 8:00–3:00, with a one our break for group therapy.

At The Anna Westin House, MPS Metro C provides a three hour school day to a group of 2-3 students, individualizing academics to individual student needs. This residential program is staffed by one Minnesota State Licensed teachers, who is dually licensed in regular and special education. Anna Westin House agency staff are available for additional support when needed. The school day hours are from 8:30-11:30.

At Minnesota Teen Challenge, MPS Metro C provides 16 and 17 year old students one hour a day of educational services, in a one to one, student to teacher delivery model. Schoolwork is individualized according to student needs and is provided by one Minnesota State Licensed teacher, who is dually licensed in regular and special education. School hours vary by need.