Charlottesville City Schools offer a number of programs to support students who are not — for many reasons — successful in a traditional classroom setting.
The Henry Avenue Learning Center
The Henry Avenue Learning Center serves students in grades 6 -12 who need intensive behavioral and academic interventions. A school psychologist is available and students participate in community service, online learning, CATEC classes, or other initiatives such as the Philosophers‘ Group with the Women's Center at UVA and Youth Challenged Advised and Positively Promoted (YCAPP). Read more »
Mr. Kenneth Leatherwood
715 Henry Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22902
WALK (Work Achieves Lasting Knowledge)
The WALK Program began in 2008 to provide ongoing assistance for students who are failing classes, missing credits for graduation, in danger of dropping out, or who may benefit from a more personalized learning environment. Many students who may not succeed in a traditional classroom are transformed in this alternative setting. WALK offers an online, self-paced learning program combined with one-on-one support and flexible scheduling. This adaptive, effective approach makes it possible for students to WALK across the stage at graduation. Read more »
Individual Student Alternative Education Plans (ISAEP) and GED-YES offer students who are 16-18 years old who are in danger of dropping out of school a second opportunity to achieve an educational milestone. In collaboration with the Charlottesville City Schools Adult Learning Center, students receive career guidance and GED and skills acquisition)
Homebound Instruction is designed to provide continuity in the educational program for students whose medical needs, both physical and psychological, preclude school attendance. Homebound instruction is available to all students with appropriate physician authorization.
Home-based and Tutorial Assistance provides opportunities to students to continue receiving educational instruction and/or related services while on an extended leave from school for non-health reasons. Tutorial assistance is authorized by administrative permission only.