Frequently Asked Questions
Most residents at Youth Town discharge in better academic standing than when they arrived. Students at GTJA are usually able to continue their same class schedules.
20-30 students graduate from high school each year while at Youth Town. School personnel coordinates with public school districts to continue a seamless educational program for each child.
Priority is given to making up credits (credit recovery) for students who are behind academically.
Homeschool students are usually able to continue their home-school programs.
HISET (GED) is also available for students who qualify.
The six GTJA teachers all hold professional teaching licensure. Four of the six hold graduate degrees in education.
GTJA is accredited by the Tennessee Association of Non-Public Academic Schools (TANAS).
GTJA is also approved by the Tennessee Department of Education as a Category 1 special population school.
Sheets - white, twin size ($25 per set)
Pillow cases - white ($10 per set)
Towels - white ($5 each)
Blankets - olive green or blue ($30 each)
Khaki pants - various sizes ($25 per pair)
Yellow golf shirts - various sizes ($20 per shirt)
Belts - black or white ($10 each)
Coats - heavy, brown, Car Hart style ($50 each)
Toiletries ($20 each)
Socks, boxer shorts, tee shirts ($35 for 7 pairs)
Balls, gloves, fishing poles
Institutional Refrigerator ($3,000)
Transmission for van ($1,400)
3641 Youth Town Road
Pinson, TN 38366