Union County Alternative Center

  • Union County Alternative Center serves 19 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 47%) for the 2009-10 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Union County Alternative Center's student population of 19 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students19 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Union County Alternative Center's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union County Alternative Center is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
10%
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Black
4%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Union County Alternative Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
91%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Union County Alternative Center 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
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.190.55
This chart display the diversity score of Union County Alternative Center and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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