River Road Academy

  • River Road Academy is a college preparatory high school for students committed to working a 12-step program of recovery from alcohol or chemical addictions.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedCollege Preparatory, 12 Step Recovery
Year Founded1997
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students20 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
Students by Grade River Road Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size10 students
Average SAT score1000
Average ACT score22
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,320
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKevin Goddard
Admissions AssociateDeanna Wycheck

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Community Service - creek cleanup, Community Service - knitting for needy, Guitar, Song Writing

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  • Nashville
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