W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center

  • W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center serves 45 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

Top Placements

W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center's student population of 45 students has declined by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students45 students
This chart display total students of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
81%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
8%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center 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 GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.330.54
This chart display the diversity score of W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of Tennessee by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W.a. Bass Alternative Learning 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavidson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review W.a. Bass Alternative Learning Center. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
The school voucher debate continues to broil throughout the country, with one Colorado school district the grounds for intense controversy. Learn about the voucher program controversy in Douglas County and how it will impact students.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, forcing educators and parents to switch to online learning strategies. Read on to learn where to start with homeschooling and for helpful resources for learning at home.
As schools around the country close for two weeks or more, parents find themselves asking some tough questions. Read on to learn about the current and future impact of COVID-19 on students in public schools.