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R T Fisher Alternative School

Preschool | Grades 6-12 | Sumner County School District
455 North Boyers
Gallatin, TN 37066
(615) 451-6558

About This School

R T Fisher Alternative School is located in Gallatin, TN and is one of 46 schools in Sumner County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 107 students in grades 6-12.

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 R T Fisher Alternative School's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, R T Fisher Alternative School had 5 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Tennessee average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

21% 79%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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By a Parent on

Well my opinion is this school is like a prison military boot camp.My child is going there and denied the right to go to a restroom by two teachers when the restroom is right there. It's bullcrap what these children have to put up with. I know they got into trouble and they are trying to put them back on track but there is a right way and a wrong way and denying bathroom rights and taking away days over petty stuff is wrong.I hope someone else replys to this and im going to look into what the rights are for the use of the restroom for which my child is being denied. If the teacher were told no they could not go to the restroom i bet things would change real quick there.

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