Alice Blount Academy

Blount Youth Home was established in 1983 as an adolescent residential program.
Our mission has been to provide a safe, nurturing, structured environment for young men and ages ten to seventeen years old; that require life skills to develop positive self-esteem, positive self-discipline, and leadership as they prepare for successful transition back to their families and communities.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students14 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Alice Blount Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAnnie Jackson

School Notes

  • An adolescent residential program focusing on identifying risk factors and developing treatment modalities which:
  • 1) interrupt negative behaviors & diminish negative attitudes
  • 2) eliminate substance abuse and/or chemical dependency
  • 3) empower age-appropriate developmental & social skills
  • 4) contribute to positive role models & values & rewards
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