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 Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades Offered Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students 36 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
55%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Alexander Youth Network Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

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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