Alternative and Nontraditional School Programs
Cultivating varied and innovative instructional practices and community supports to prepare learners for their future as productive members of society.
Alternative High Schools
These schools offer programs designed to help 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.
Alternative Learning Centers
The alternative learning centers (ALC) provide educational services for students, grades K-10, who are experiencing behavioral challenges, academic difficulties, or who simply require a nontraditional learning environment.
Interagency Alternative School Programs - FCPS-Sponsored Programs
These alternative school programs offer an education program for promising youth in grades 9-12 who have not been successful in traditional school settings.
Interagency Alternative School Programs - Agency-Sponsored Programs
FCPS provides staff, materials, and program direction to school programs located at various sites that are administered and funded by other public agencies.
AIM Program (Achievement, Integrity, and Maturity)
The AIM program serves students in grades 7-12 who have been referred by the Division Superintendent due to serious violations of the code of conduct outlined in the Student Rights and Responsibilities (SR&R).
State Operated Programs
Educational programs in specialized children’s hospitals, mental health facilities, and regional and local juvenile detention homes. These programs are supervised by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE).