Barnes Center (Alternative Learning Center) is located in Fairmont, WV and is one of 21 schools in Marion County Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves students in grades PK-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Barnes Center (Alternative Learning Center)'s test results to learn more about school performance.more
The Marion County Schools spends $10,628 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 32% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Marion County Schools District