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Educational Options

The Chelsea School District offers several educational options for students.  If you are interested in specific enrollment information regarding any of these programs, please contact your child’s building principal.

South and West Washtenaw Consortium Career and Technical Education

The South & West Washtenaw Consortium delivers Career & Technical Education to Chelsea, Dexter, Lincoln, Manchester, Milan and Saline school district students.  All CTE courses are designed to equip students with entry level skills needed to gain employment, and also prepare them for Post-Secondary training and education.  Many courses offer certifications necessary to enter the job market, in addition to Advanced Placement college credit, which articulate to local community colleges. 

W.A.V.E Washtenaw

W.A.V.E Washtenaw is a free, public high school program for students in Washtenaw County school districts. W.A.V.E Washtenaw provides support through an online mentor, a designated team leader and subject matter experts working together to design and support an academic program that meets the Michigan State standards and prepares each student for further education and career skills.

Early College Alliance

ECA is a public, early/middle college program located on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. It exists in partnership with local school districts, including Washtenaw Intermediate School District.  The program gives students an opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school and offers strong, academically focused students a chance to enroll in advanced, college-level coursework. It also provides an option for students who are either struggling or don't feel connected to their school an alternative.


Washtenaw International High School (WIHI) is a 9th-12th grade consortium public high school serving school districts in Washtenaw County, MI, including Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Lincoln,Manchester, Milan, Saline, Whitmore Lake, Ypsilanti and surrounding school districts. WIHI students participate in a rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum

Online Course Offerings

Section 21f of the State School Aid Act of 2013 entitles public school students in grades 5-12 to take up to two online courses per academic term as requested by the pupil, with the consent of the pupil’s parent or legal guardian. MVU is the primary option in the Chelsea School District. Please see links below to browse the online catalog and refer to FAQs for more in-depth information.