Alternative High Schools
Serving students in grades 9-12 (ages 17-22) whose life circumstances could result, or have resulted, in an interruption of their education or in their dropping out of school; or students who may need a smaller school environment to thrive.
These schools offer credit courses leading to a high school diploma. FCPS provides transportation to all school-aged students.
The population consists of:
- students who may need a flexible or extended program to accommodate their work or family requirements
- students who may be pregnant or parenting
- students for whom English is a second language
- older students who are returning to finish courses to earn a diploma
- students who are administratively placed by the Fairfax County School Board