Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative is located in Jackson, KY and is one of 10 schools in Breathitt County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 42 students in grades 7-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative had 11 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Kentucky average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.