• Where learning happens differently…and students succeed.

    The Amesbury Innovation High School is a small, alternative high school located in downtown Amesbury.  It is a fully accredited high school with enrollment of up to 55 students for grades 9 to 12. AIHS students meet local, state, and federal standards through a Common Core Standardized Curriculum. All graduating students earn a high school diploma. The school prides itself on individualizing instruction to maximize student progress and success. Aside from providing a rigorous academic curriculum, our highly qualified faculty is adept with differentiated learning, restorative practices, social and emotional skill traning, behavior management strategies, and trauma-sensitive practices. As an innovation school, AIHS provides enhanced programming in the areas of academics, therapeutic support, social skill building, and vocational training.

     

    School Offerings

    Schedule Management

    • Flexible Scheduling
    • Remediation & Credit Recovery
    • Integrated MCAS Preparation

    Transition Assistance

    • Work Study Program
    • Internship Opportunities
    • Community Partnerships
    • Intensive College/Career Program

    Academic Support

    • Small Class Size
    • Individual Learning & Small Group Supports
    • Looped Classes
    • Learning Style Groupings
    • 1:1 Technology with Google Classroom and Chromebooks

    Relationship Building

    • Safe & Supportive Environment
    • Community Enrichment Activities
    • Strong Relationships Between Staff and Students 
    • Meaningful Home/School Link

    Social/Emotional Supports

    • High Expectaions of Love & Respect
    • Grade Level Social & Emotional Skill Building Courses
    • Therapeutic Supports Available For 'In The Moment' Support
    • Social & Emotional Skill Building Integrated Into All Classes

    AIHS students are able to participate in many sports and extra-curricular activities through Amesbury High School.

    Can't find the information you are looking for?

    Select the link below for a copy of the handbook or contact one of the following people:

    Eryn Maguire, Principal - eryn.maguire@amesburyma.org

    Bethany Noseworthy, Guidance Counselor - bethany.noseworthy@amesburyma.org

     Michael Hildt, Special Education - mike.hildt@amesburyma.org