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The First Choice for a Second Chance





Daytime Testing Hours for Students!  

  There will be an additional opportunity for students to take posttests in GradPoint during the day.  An MEC employee will be answering emails for testing password requests Monday-Thursday each week from 10am-2pm.  This testing password will only be valid during this time period of each day and will be changed daily.  This password will also be different from the one available from 4pm- 9pm each evening Monday-Thursday, meaning contact will still need to be made with your site teachers to test each evening.  There will not be instructional support available during the 10am-2pm window at this time and please reach out to your site teachers for needed support.  Also keep in mind, that if you fail any assessment twice, you will be locked out of working in that course and you will need to have teacher support assistance during regular hours from 4pm-9pm to continue.   We are excited to provide this additional opportunity and hope you will take advantage of the available support.


The email address to request the day time password is:

CAlling all Community members!

Please click the button below to fill out our Community Needs Assessment.

FY21 Community Needs Assessment

MECHS Pandemic Response Plan

Student Assistance Services Available!


Legacy SAP is offering 6 counseling sessions for Mountain Education Students for $10 a year!!!! 
Students of Mountain Education have the opportunity to receive short term counseling services as part of the Student Assistance Program (SAP).  Sessions are offered in person or virtually.

To find out more click the link below:

Student Assistance Program Information



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Jaida A- She found her happiness and peace at MECHS

Jaida came to MECHS because she was at a crossroads in her life where she wanted to drop out of high school. Instead, she decided to enroll at the Lumpkin Site. Jaida went into MECHS expecting to hate it just as much as day school, but it turned out to be the complete opposite experience for her! In the first couple of months, her attendance was slacking, so the teachers challenged her to do better and encouraged her to come to school, which ultimately boosted her confidence. Jaida says, "not only did they push me to educate myself, but they also pushed me to find my happiness and peace. I was shown love and care from everyone I came into contact with every step of my journey at MECHS." Despite Jaida doubting her abilities, she graduated early, while working full time, and now plans to attend college for psychology and criminal investigation. Jaida also received multiple scholarships from MECHS to assist with her college expenses. She plans to push herself to be the best and happiest version of herself. 

Davekio R. - MECHS believed in me and helped me set goals.

Davekio Rucker is a Class of 2020 graduate from the Bowman Site. He chose to enroll at MECHS because he wanted to work at his own pace and accomplish his goal of enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. Davekio reported for basic training at Parris Island on June 1, 2020, and graduated from basic training on September 11, 2020. He is currently in school at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina to become a supply specialist. Davekio said this when asked about who helped him along the way, "I will always appreciate the support and encouragement I received from my math teacher, Mr. Looney, and Grad Coaches, Mrs. Gearhart and Mrs. Williams. They believed in me and helped me set goals to earn my high school diploma. 

Ishmael C- Attending Kennesaw State with Scholarships


Ismael Contrares came to MECHS more than two years behind in his school work due to personal setbacks. Ismael enrolled the Hill Center Site in Forsyth County and immediately began accelerating in his classes. He was awarded the privilege of being chosen to represent his site at the annual MECHS Washington D.C. Trip. Ismael graduated from MECHS and is now attending Kennesaw State University with plans to pursue a career in music. Ismael is a highly awarded trombone player and will play at KSU.