about the program

OYCP is Oregon’s only accredited statewide alternative high school. The program is free for all participants. Eligible individuals are accepted from all 36 counties in Oregon.

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There are two phases to the program. The first phase is a 22-week, residential phase where cadets live on site focusing on academic instruction. The second phase is a 24 month, post residential phase where cadets return to their community focusing on goals, objectives and placement.

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To date, the OYCP has graduated nearly 5550 cadets from across the State of Oregon.

mission

To provide opportunities for personal growth, self-improvement and academic achievement among Oregon high school dropouts, teens no longer attending and those failing in school, through a highly structured non-traditional environment; integrating training, mentoring and diverse educational activities.

vision

To be one of the State’s leaders and premier youth programs serving high school dropouts and those who are not likely to succeed in the traditional high school system, while creating economic value, long term cost avoidance, civic contribution and future responsible tax paying citizens of Oregon.

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OYCP Graduation will be held at Ridgeview High School in Redmond, Oregon, on June 12, 2024. Doors open at 5:00 pm, with the ceremony beginning at 6:00 pm.

Due to seating limitations, this graduation will be limited to ticket holders only. Each cadet will be allocated three tickets and guests must present their ticket at the door to gain admittance. We ask that all food, drinks, signs and balloons remain in your vehicle as they are not permitted in the building. Please refrain from wearing hats in the auditorium so as not to obstruct the view of other attendees. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there as we celebrate this important achievement with our cadets.

Ridgeview High School
4555 SW Elkhorn Ave. Redmond, OR 97756

Graduation will be live streamed on Youtube
https://youtube.com/live/eARSCMVnu-o

ACADEMICS

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Our priority at OYCP is to provide an educational climate that promotes respect, responsibility and work ethic. We believe all of our students deserve a quality education that includes a solid foundation of required classes, but also recognizes that students have individual needs. We strive to provide a comprehensive secondary school experience with a wide range of elective classes that augment required courses.

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wellness

OYCP Wellness & Nutrition Policy

Our priority at OYCP is to provide an educational climate that promotes respect, responsibility and work ethic. We believe all of our students deserve a quality education that includes a solid foundation of required classes, but also recognizes that students have individual needs. We strive to provide a comprehensive secondary school experience with a wide range of elective classes that augment required courses.

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USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of  Agriculture (USDA) (https://www.oycp.com/wp-content/uploads) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.