Tipton County Alternative Learning Center

800 Bert Johnston

Covington, TN 38019-6295

Tel: (901)475-3502
Grades: KG-12

78 students

Tipton County Alternative Learning Center serves 78 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Tipton County Alternative Learning Center operates within the Tipton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 78 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 78 students
Gender % 74% Male / 26%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Students by Grade Tipton County Alternative Learning Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1 15:1
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
46%
24%
White
51%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Tipton County Alternative Learning Center Sch Ethnicity Tipton County Alternative Learning Center Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.25
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
48%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 11,988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Tipton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
8
Number of Students Managed 11,988 3,353
District Total Revenue $87 MM $28 MM
Tipton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $89 MM $28 MM
Tipton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,237 $8,477
Tipton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,407 $8,379
Tipton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Covington High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Crestview Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Covington Integrated Arts Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CovingtonCovington Integrated Arts Academy
    Magnet School
    760 Bert Johnston
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)476-1444
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | 576 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • CovingtonCovington High School
    803 South College
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5876
    0.8 mi | 801 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CovingtonCrestview Middle School
    201 Mark A. Walker
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5900
    1.4 mi | 825 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • CovingtonCrestview Elementary School
    151 Mark A. Walker
    CovingtonTN 38019
    (901)475-5925
    1.5 mi | 849 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • BrightonBrighton Middle School
    7785 Hwy 51 South
    BrightonTN 38011
    (901)837-5600
    6.6 mi | 1063 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Did You Know?
Tipton County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.37, which is higher than the Tennessee average of 0.25. The most diverse school district in Tipton County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.