Fairmont Youth Academy is located in Fairmont, WV and is one of 23 schools in Institutional Educational Programs School District. It is a alt. school that serves 46 students in grades 6-12.
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 Fairmont Youth Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Fairmont Youth Academy had 93% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. West Virginia had 51% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
In 2011, Fairmont Youth Academy had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The West Virginia average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.