Alternative High School

  • Earn a District 211 Diploma!

    Classes Meet Monday – Thursday Evenings 6:00-10:00 p.m. for 16 Weeks

    2020 Graduation Letter  

    Virtual Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2020

    Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2020 Program



    This program is designed to meet the educational needs of students whose high school education has been interrupted. Graduation requirements are similar to day school. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age. Students who enter the Alternative High School officially withdraw from their day school. Permanent records will remain on file with the Alternative High School. Preliminary registration requires the approval of the student services director, if a current District 211 student. Older students and students new to District 211 may contact the director of continuing education for additional information. Appointments are required for all interested students in order to complete the registration process. Please call (847) 755-6820 with any questions. 

    Registration Dates

    Registration will be held April 27-30, 2019 and August 11, 2020, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., in room 49 at Hoffman Estates High School. If you did not attend a District 211 high school, please bring a transcript from the last high school you attended. Orientation and testing will be held August 12, 2020, from 6-9 p.m. in room 49.


    Alternative High School is held at Hoffman Estates High School, 1100 W. Higgins Road in Hoffman Estates. Classes begin August 17, 2020

    Emergency Information

    In the event that it is necessary to cancel evening classes because of inclement weather or an emergency situation, information will be available on the District 211 website ( or via the news media. Day school cancellation DOES NOT automatically mean night school is cancelled.  

    The Alternative High School is funded by the United States Department of Education, the Illinois Community College Board, the Illinois State Board of Education, and Township High School District 211.