R T Fisher Alternative

  • R T Fisher Alternative serves 114 students in grades 1-12.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • R T Fisher Alternative's student population of 114 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students114 students
This chart display total students of R T Fisher Alternative by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of R T Fisher Alternative
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of R T Fisher Alternative by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of R T Fisher Alternative by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
29%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
60%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in R T Fisher Alternative. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.550.55
This chart display the diversity score of R T Fisher Alternative and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in R T Fisher Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSumner County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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This school has helped me realize that it is important to follow the rules and not be in trouble all the time.The teachers are great they have also helped me realize that just because i made a few bad decisions doesnt make me a bad child i know that i made a mistake and now im paying for it i have learned alot the 28 days ive been there.
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