Academies chartered by RESA have missions to serve a student population in ways not found in the traditional public school district.


The academies are provided oversight through the Chief Administrative Officer and the Academy Business Office. Directors for each academy manage the day-to-day operations.


College readiness academy chartered by RESA

Blue Water Middle College

323 Erie Street, Port Huron, MI 48060

The Blue Water Middle College Academy enrolls incoming 11th graders from participating county high schools. It offers an opportunity for students to earn a high school diploma and no-cost college credit through St. Clair County Community College.


Alternative education academy chartered by RESA
Virtual Learning Academy

1520 Michigan Road, Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: (810) 364-1362 • Fax: (810) 364-3347

Provides alternative online learning for students ages 16–19 who have voluntarily stopped attending school for more than 30 days, and expelled students in grades 9–12.


Additional public charter schools in St. Clair County

Landmark Academy
4800 Lapeer Road, Kimball, MI 48074
Phone: (810) 982-7210 • Fax: (810) 982-0679
Landmark is a public school acdemy (K–12) chartered by Saginaw Valley State University.


East Shore Leadership Academy

1403 7th Street, Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: (810) 294-8040

East Shore is a public school academy (K-5) chartered by Northern Michigan University.


St. Clair County Intervention Academy

1170 Michigan, Port Huron, MI 48060

Phone: (810) 966-1649 • Fax: (810) 966-4312

The academy provides educational opportunities to court adjudicated youth ages 12-19. The Academy is located in the Day Treatment/Night Watch Facility.