Welcome To Renaissance High School!

Renaissance High School is a Plainwell Community School designed to meet the needs of students who have experienced difficulties in the areas of attendance, behavior, achievement, health, or development.

RHS will provide a learning environment in which the individual potential of each student is nurtured. Our program is uniquely designed to recognize the student’s desire for individual empowerment. Our school is focused on choice, balanced with fulfilling student’s need for acceptance, belonging, and consistency. Ultimately, student’s who graduate from Renaissance High School are competent learners, employees, parents, and citizens.


Our mission is to provide students with the opportunity  to obtain high school credentials so they can be competitive in the job market and become contributing community members.



Here at Renaissance High School & Adult Education, we offer the following programs of study:

– Alternative Education High School with Plainwell Community Schools Diploma
– Adult* High School Completion
– Adult* GED Preparation
– Career Preparation
– Certification Courses
*Adult: 20 years of age & up.

“Renaissance High School was one of the best experiences I had. The staff did more than just help me get my high school diploma. They helped me see beyond just getting my diploma…to do more with my life than I thought I could.” – Lucas, Graduate


“It’s like leaving your house and walking right back in…never have I been to a school I feel welcome and comfortable in.” – Rachel, Student


“Everyone assumes that this school is the “bad” school and all the “bad” kids go there. Well I’ll tell you this; stop assuming because we are good kids and this is a wonderful school…hands down. Without the teachers here I wouldn’t be where I am today.” – Shelby, student

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