Student Population

Area Learning Centers are for students who are not having success in traditional school settings.  The following is a list of criteria that may make a student eligible for an ALC program.

Graduation Incentive Eligibility

  • performs substantially below the performance level for pupils of the same age on a standardized measure of academic achievement
  • is behind in satisfactorily completing course work or obtaining credits
  • is pregnant or is a parent
  • has been chemically dependent
  • has been excluded or expelled from school
  • is a victim of physical or sexual abuse
  • has experienced mental health problems
  • has experienced homelessness sometime within the past six months
  • speaks English as a second language or has limited English proficiency
  • has withdrawn from school or has been chronically truant