What does it mean to have your child in alternative school? It means that you are finding a more ideal learning environment for them to succeed in. Alternative schools were initially created for “troubled” students whose behavior prevented them from attending traditional school. Today, alternative students exist for a variety of reasons. They may experience social, emotional and/or learning differences, need additional support and guidance, are looking to work at a faster pace, or perhaps have life circumstances that challenge their current educational setting. Regardless of the reason, the staff at KBA focuses on the individual student to develop an educational roadmap that meets their needs.


How can you continue to support your child? Keep in touch! Regular contact with your child’s teacher, and monitoring of their progress, results in more productivity from the student. An observer account can be created upon request if you would like to see what your student is doing on a daily basis. 


Call: 208.930.4515




Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records 2010 /11

In compliance with school board policy, Kootenai Bridge Academy hereby gives notice that special education records are no longer needed to provide educational services to individuals with disabilities who exited from special education services during the years 2010 and 2011. The district will destroy these special education records by shredding them after July 31st, 2019. Destruction of these records is the best protection against improper and unauthorized disclosure.


Please be aware that if you have special education records on file with the school district, these records may be needed for Social Security benefits or for other purposes in the future. If you would like to review your student file or keep the file for your own records, please make arrangements to pick up your student file on or before July 31st, 2019. Letters have also been mailed to the affected families at the last address on file.


For further information, please contact Kootenai Bridge Academy at 208-930-4515 and ask for the registrar or the special education coordinator. 

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