Alexander Youth Network

  • Alexander was founded in 1888 in Charlotte as a women and children's rescue mission.
  • In 1945, the agency began transitioning to serve children with emotional and behavioral problems.
  • Alexander serves North Carolina children ages 5-18. Children served in residential programs come from nearly three quarters of the counties in North Carolina.
  • Alexander provides a comprehensive array of children's behavioral healthcare services in four basic categories: outpatient, day treatment, residential, and community-based services.
  • Children ages 5 to 18 are referred to Alexander from North Carolina’s Area Mental Health programs, hospitals, physicians, parents, schools, county departments of social services and from the state’s juvenile justice system.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students36 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeAlexander Youth Network Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

School Notes

  • Alexander was founded in 1888 in Charlotte as a women and children's rescue mission. In 1945, the agency began transitioning to serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Alexander serves North Carolina children ages 5-18. Children served in residential programs come from nearly three quarters of the counties in North Carolina. Alexander provides a comprehensive array of children's behavioral healthcare services in three basic categories: outpatient, residential, and community-based services. Children ages 5 to 18 are referred to Alexander from North Carolina’s Area Mental Health programs, hospitals, physicians, parents, schools, county departments of social services and from the state’s juvenile justice system.
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