Natchez Trace Youth Academy

415 Seven Hawks Ln,
Waverly, TN, 37185
Tel: (931)296-0583
The Natchez Trace Youth Academy is a highly structured residential juvenile training school located in Middle Tennessee.
The program serves adjudicated males, 12-18 years old.
The program at NTYA is a cognitive behavioral program.
Residents work on their thinking patterns in order to change their negative behavior.
Each resident receives an Individual Program Plan tailored to meet his particular needs to direct this process of thinking and behavior change.
The Mission of Natchez Trace Youth Academy is to provide the highest quality services to the youth placed in our care in order to allow them the greatest chance of success and to provide those same youth with a positive and enriching environment in which they can learn from their past mistakes.
We demonstrate integrity, care, compassion, fairness and consistency in all we do and provide a highly structured program.
Accountability and Responsibility are the Cornerstones of our treatment Process.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 69 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Natchez Trace Youth Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Youth Villages (15.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant View Christian School (10.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Camden United Christian Academy (20.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lobelville Pleasant View Christian School
    (Mennonite)
    1824 Highway 438 E
    Lobelville , TN , 37097
    (931)593-3660
    (Mennonite)
    10.4  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  1-8
  • Memphis Youth Villages    
    All-boys | Alternative School
    3320 Brother Blvd
    Memphis , TN , 38133
    (931)589-3177
    All-boys | Alternative School
    15.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  UG
  • Camden Camden United Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    126 Vicksburg Ave
    Camden , TN , 38320
    (731)584-6958
    (Pentecostal)
    20.4  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Mc Ewen St Patrick Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    175 Saint Patrick St
    Mc Ewen , TN , 37101
    (931)582-3493
    (Roman Catholic)
    23.3  mi  |  82  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Centerville Martin Memorial Seventh-day Adventist School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    900 Highway 50
    Centerville , TN , 37033
    (931)729-9856
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    25.9  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  3-8

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