Latest Principal's Message

Welcome! I am excited to start this school year and see each of you again after a long time apart. It is my pleasure to serve you again this year as principal of Dale Cassens Education Complex and Pride Academy. We are all very excited to begin our school year journey together….

Dale Cassens Education Complex is Treasure Coast’s premier K-12 Alternative Education site. Our Alternative Education, in addition to DCEC include PRIDE Academy, Hayslip DATA House, and The Department of Juvenile Justice. We pride ourselves in educating the whole child and teaching social emotional and behavior strategies.

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Meal applications for the National School Lunch Program are open and ready for you to complete for the 2022-2023 school year.

We’ve got everything you need to know to complete the meal benefits application for your family. Complete the application here: online meal application.

For additional information: Meal Benefit Applications are Open for the 2022-2023 School Year – Child Nutritional Services (

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High School Title I Virtual Parent Night (2022-2023)

Monday, October 10 will be our first High School Title I Parent Night. The parent night will be held on Teams from 3:00-3:30. The pre-recorded Teams session will provide information about counseling services, meal benefit applications, grading window, transition requirements, FAST, dress code, credit retrieval process, after-school tutoring, graduation requirements, and much more! Please join us at the link below on Monday, October 10!