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STRIVE Academy

STRIVE Academy
Des Moines Area Community College
STRIVE Academy
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023
Program Contact Mike Each
Phone 515-965-7138

Through STRIVE Academy -- an educational program offered through DMACC in partnership with school districts, parents, and students, students ages 18-21 with transitional needs and an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) learn to live as independently as possible.
In Central Iowa, STRIVE Academy is the only educational program of its kind in where students live on campus and go to school. The STRIVE Academy curriculum is technology-based; we provide a computer for each student.

Public or private: Public
Type of school: 2-year community college or junior college
Is this program a federally funded TPSID program? No
Requirements for admission to this program:
  • Other diploma (e.g., IEP diploma, certificate of attendance)
Accepts out-of-state students?: Yes
Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism
Program length: 2 years
Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)? No
Students take courses that are only for students in this program: Yes
Housing is provided to students: No
Last updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 15:19