These programs are designed for students who do not meet Michigan Merit Curriculum high school graduation/diploma requirements. Programs also follow the philosophy of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports (PBIS). Students may make transitions within these program opportunities based on their educational needs. Students have the opportunity to participate in activities throughout the school year that are held at the Ottawa Area Center. Some of these activities include dances, prom, seasonal and holiday events, Festival of The Arts and assemblies. The typical age of students is 19 to 26 years of age. Students must reside in one of the OAISD school districts which include: Allendale, Coopersville, Grand Haven, Hamilton, Holland, Hudsonville, Jenison, Saugatuck, Spring Lake, West Ottawa and Zeeland.