Union County Alternative Center

  • Union County Alternative Center serves 21 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 21:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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Union County Alternative Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • Union County Alternative Center's student population of 21 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 80% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Union County Alternative Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Union County Alternative Center's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 5:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Union County Alternative Center is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (09-10)<50%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Union County Alternative Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
10%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Union County Alternative Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.170.28
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Union County Alternative Center 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 Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Union County Alternative Center 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 NameUnion County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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