“At SESI, our mission is to provide educational services for K-12 students who require specialized educational and behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede their success in a traditional school setting. We believe that all children deserve an education that goes beyond academics and enables them to grow into responsible, self-sufficient adults.”


  • Transition Program

    Program Type

  • 6th-12th

    Grades Served

  • Teacher-Based Learning

    Instructional Model

Program Highlights

What is a Transition Program? 
Students whose Code of Conduct infraction warrants a disciplinary school transfer are assigned to an Alternative Education for Disruptive Youth (AEDY) Transition Program, an alternative school setting designed to support students with academic and social/emotional development in a smaller, supportive environment.

Students in an AEDY Transition Program will receive the following supports and resources:

  • PA Common Core Instruction

  • Character, Social/Emotional Learning

  • Counseling & Referrals

  • Personalized Learning/Transition Plan

  • Supportive Services/Case Management

  • Low Student/Staff Ratio

High School & Post-secondary Planning
While attending, students receive support from staff to begin planning to attend the high school that is the best fit for them, and begin exploring options and ideas for college and career opportunities.

Extra Curricular Activities

Achieve Academy East offers opportunities for students to participate in leadership opportunities such as Student Government and various volunteer opportunities. Student may also participate in Skating Club, Yoga, Weight Room Training, Book Club, and the Dance Team.