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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 1-7
  • Students: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Alexander Youth Network ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-7

Student Body

Total Students
30 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Alexander Youth Network Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 1-7
  • Students: 30 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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