Cohn Alternative Learning Center is located in Nashville, TN and is one of 138 schools in Nashville-davidson County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 88 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.
Cohn Alternative Learning Center did not make AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Tennessee in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Cohn Alternative Learning Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
The Nashville-Davidson County SD spends $9,586 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 37% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Nashville-Davidson County SD District
In 2011, Cohn Alternative Learning Center had 7 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Tennessee average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Tennessee Gateway/End-of-Course (EOC) Exams are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
High School students are assessed upon the completion of courses in language arts, math, science and social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of below proficient, proficient or advanced. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the Algebra I, English II and Biology I tests, called the Gateway exams, to receive a high s