3000 Maine Street Quincy, IL 62301
The Academy is a Regional Safe School Program through the Regional Office of Education (ROE #1). The program serves students in grades 7-12. The Academy serves students from Quincy, Mendon, Liberty, Payson, and Camp Point. Students must meet RSSP eligibility criteria and must be referred by the home school. All students and guardians are required to complete an Alternate Education Plan (AEP) prior to beginning at The Academy each year the student attends a RSSP program. The AEP is a goal setting worksheet with the ultimate goal being return to the home school. Additionally, the program operates on a block schedule with students attending five class periods per day. Each class is approximately 70-75 minutes in length. Each quarter is considered a semester due to the extended time. The block schedule enables students to only focus on four subjects per day and earn eight credits.