TNVCA offers three (3) Academic Paths
1. High School Diploma (22 credits)
2. HiSET (GED) Certificate
3. Return to High School with new/recovered credits
TNVCA education staff works with the parents / guardians to develop the best academic path for each student. A student can potentially earn 3-6 credits.
TNVCA offers two classes a year with start dates in Jan and July. Each class is 22 weeks long.
TNVCA is a Cat 1 Non-Public High School (LEA 190 School Code 9723)– credits transfer to/from the county school.
TNVCA can positively impact a county’s graduation rate. The student is taken off the county rolls and put onto the Academy rolls.
The County is not charged nor does it lose any funding by sending a student to TNVCA.
TNVCA is a Voluntary Program, not a Detention Facility. Youth cannot be court ordered.
TNVCA is not a Military Recruiting Program. Currently, only 5-10% of graduates nationwide enlist in the Military.
TNVCA graduates are 29% more likely to obtain their High School Diploma or HiSET and 86% more likely to attend college. (Ref: MDRC.org)