Welcome to South Education Center Academy!

7450 Penn Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423

Phone Number: 612-355-5800

South Education Center Academy (SECA) is an alternative high school for students who are determined to earn their diploma. We serve students in grades 9-12, up to age 21.


SECA is a credit-based program that offers:

  • Core academic courses required for a Minnesota high school diploma
  • A variety of elective courses including art, personal finance, job skills, work experience, and parenting
  • Classes for English Learner students
  • Credit recovery courses through Northern Star Online

What makes us different?

SECA works with students at their skill level to help them build confidence in their abilities.

  • Small class sizes and greater individual attention
  • Project-based learning
  • Restorative practices that help us build community and resolve conflicts
  • Partnership with a local childcare center to provide daycare services for teen parents
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Enroll Here!

Any questions? Contact:

Kacey Laurent; kflaurent@district287.org, (612) 355-5848

SECA Fax:  612-355-5839


Coming Soon

Contact Information

Assistant Principal: David Ritter; daritter@district287.org, 612-355-5916

Administration Support: Kacey Laurent; kflaurent@district287.org, (612) 355-5848

Social Worker: Paige Ammermann, piammermann@district287.org

Counselor: Michelle Kammers, mekammers@district287.org, (952) 374-5742

School Psychologist: Hailey Andrashko, hrandrashko@district287.org 

Teacher Contacts

English: Beth Kowski, bmkowski@district287.org, (612) 355-5814

Social Studies: Erik Andracek, eaandracek@district287.org (612) 355-5816

Science/Math: Leslie Grebe, hlgrebe@district287.org, (612) 355-5810

Math: Matt Ahlbery, mhahlberg@district287.org, (612) 355-5823

Science: Matt Kaylor, mckaylor@district287.org, (612) 355-5824

Special Education/Art: Erica Bauer, ejbauer@district287.org, (612) 355-5813

Special Education: Guadalupe Estrada Martinez gestradamartinez@district287.org, (612) 355-5973