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For the 2021 school year, there are 19 alternative public schools in Tennessee, serving 1,301 students.
Tennessee alternative public schools have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 4% (versus the 34% statewide average).
The top ranked alternative public schools in Tennessee are W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center, Ridgedale Alternative School and White Plains Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is less than the Tennessee public school average of 16:1.

Top Tennessee Alternative Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5200 Delaware Ave
    Nashville, TN 37209
    (615) 298-3278

    Grades: 9-12 | 45 students
  • Ridgedale Alternative School Alternative School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4600 Ridgedale Rd
    Knoxville, TN 37921
    (865) 909-9099

    Grades: 1-12 | 79 students
  • White Plains Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    288 E Main St
    Cookeville, TN 38506
    (931) 528-1847

    Grades: 2-12 | 74 students
  • Richard Yoakley School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4415 Washington Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37917
    (865) 594-3790

    Grades: 6-12 | 67 students
  • Martin Luther King Transition Center Alternative School
    Math: 2% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1591 Pennsylvania
    Memphis, TN 38109
    (901) 416-7884

    Grades: K-12 | 553 students
  • Central Prep Academy Alternative School
    230 Ridley Dr
    Jasper, TN 37347
    (423) 805-9861

    Grades: 10 | 1 student
  • Daniel Mckee Alternative School Alternative School
    2623 Halls Hill Pike
    Murfreesboro, TN 37130
    (615) 890-2282

    Grades: 7-12 | 47 students
  • Elementary Middle Alternative Alternative School
    635 Main
    Maynardville, TN 37807
    (865) 745-0253

    Grades: 5-8 | 9 students
  • Greenbrier Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    2851 Webb Creek Rd
    Sevierville, TN 37876
    (865) 453-8338

    Grades: 11 | 4 students
  • Hamblen County Alternative School Alternative School
    376 Snyder Rd
    Morristown, TN 37813
    (423) 585-3785

    Grades: 3-12 | 29 students
  • Parkview Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: PS%
    905 E Chester St
    Jackson, TN 38301
    (731) 427-2841

    Grades: 6-12 | 67 students
  • Parkway Academy Alternative School
    300 Cedar St
    Sevierville, TN 37862
    (865) 429-3908

    Grades: 2-11 | 12 students
  • R T Fisher Alternative Alternative School
    455 North Boyers
    Gallatin, TN 37066
    (615) 451-6558

    Grades: 1-12 | 114 students
  • Siam Learning Center Alternative School
    2543 Siam Rd
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 547-4050

    Grades: 8-12 | 9 students
  • Smyrna West Alternative School Alternative School
    12619 Old Nashville Hwy
    Smyrna, TN 37167
    (615) 904-3856

    Grades: 7-12 | 64 students
  • Tipton County Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    800 Bert Johnston Ave
    Covington, TN 38019
    (901) 475-3502

    Grades: 1-12 | 71 students
  • Transitions At Bass Alternative School
    Reading: PS%
    5200 Delaware Ave
    Nashville, TN 37209
    (615) 298-3278

    Grades: 10-12 | 18 students
  • Union County Alternative Center Alternative School
    115 Wilson Ln
    Maynardville, TN 37807
    (865) 992-7747

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Warren County Alternative Academy Alternative School
    421 N Spring St
    Mcminnville, TN 37110
    (931) 473-8723

    Grades: 6-12 | 19 students
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