Message from the principal

Welcome To Compass High School. We would encourage you to contact us, so we can discuss the possibility of you enrolling in one of our many offerings. Please call 250-8930.

Enrollment for a full-time student at Compass HS is two face-to-face classes and two online classes. Our school day consists of an AM schedule from 8:05-10:50 and our PM schedule is from 12:15-3:00. Terms are 6 weeks long, and our graduation requirement is 18 credits.

For students who are seeking other educational opportunities, we offer Adult Education diploma, GED and CNA classes.

As you can see, we have many different offerings to fit your educational goals. It's never too late to better yourself.

Jay Birchmeier
Principal, Compass High School

Application Process

It is strongly recommended that each applicant:

  1. Inform his/her home school regarding intent to apply for enrollment at Compass High School.

  2. Obtain one “letter of recommendation” that describe the strengths of the enrolling individual.

  3. Write a letter of interest to Compass HS describing why you should be enrolled.

** Individuals who wish to apply should contact the Compass office (250-8930) and schedule an appointment for a screening interview.

Bring to the screening interview:

  1. Parent or guardian if under 18 years of age

  2. Copy of high school transcripts

  3. Copy of birth certificate

  4. Proof of residency – rent receipt, mortgage payment receipt, utility bill or property tax bill.

    We cannot use a drivers license or voter’s registration card.

  1. Copy of immunization records – your shots must be up-to-date!


Upon acceptance into our program, please Complete our online enrollment form
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School Info

Compass High School
Jay Birchmeier, Principal

3010 Gull Road  [Map]
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Phone: (269) 250-8930
Fax: (269) 250-8931

Hours of Operation:
7:50am - 3:00pm

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