916 Mahtomedi Academy

Students working on science project

About our school

916 Mahtomedi Academy is an Area Learning Center (ALC) designed to help students achieve their educational and career goals in a nontraditional learning environment. We offer a comprehensive and rigorous high school curriculum delivered within a personalized, flexible and nurturing environment. Students receive assistance in meeting graduation requirements and have opportunities to gain vocational skills and work experience.

Our approach

We focus on a well-rounded school program where students:

  • Accelerate their learning and have many options for demonstrating their knowledge of a subject

  • Experience rigorous and personalized instruction that challenges them in a compassionate way

  • Have options for on-site, technology-enhanced learning and/or traditional classroom learning

  • Work at a customized pace to reach their goals

  • Earn high school credit regardless of any gaps in school attendance

Additional services and benefits

  • Eligible students may participate in clubs, athletics and extracurricular activities through their home school district

  • Small-group instruction

  • Flexible learning spaces

  • Mental health support

  • Open to students from ninth grade to age 21

916 Mahtomedi Academy
2735 County Rd D
White Bear Lake, MN 55110 (map)

(p): 651-415-5680
(f): 651-415-5698

Staff directory

School hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Night school/credit recovery
Tuesdays and Thursdays
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

School leaders

Michelle Baland 
(p): 651-415-5364
(e): [email protected]

Matt Onken
Educational Coordinator
(p): 651-415-5683
(e): [email protected]

School-based mental health

Christina Blaszczyk
Mental Health Therapist
(p): 651-415-5683
(e): [email protected]