Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy

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  • WCS Enrollment 2024-2025

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    Wilson County Schools is pleased to offer Online Enrollment for parents/guardians to enroll K-12 students new to our district (this is not for current students transferring to another Wilson County School).


    New Student Pre-Enrollment for the 2024-25 School Year opens Monday, February 26, 2024. Click here for more information.

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  • Open Enrollment 2024-2025


    Join Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy for 2024-2025! 

    Open Enrollment Transfer forms are now available!


    Parents who would like to request an Open Enrollment Transfer for their child for the 2024-2025 school year will be required to submit an online application, February 1 - March 2, 2024


    Click here for more information about Open Enrollment



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  • Teacher of the Year!

    Teacher of the Year


    Congratulations to Ms. McKenna Futrell!


    She has been named Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy's Teacher of the Year for 2023-2024!


    Thank you, Ms. Futrell, for all that you do for our students!


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  • Tennessee Department of Education Monitoring Report

    Evaluation Checklist of Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, or Poor

    The Tennessee Department of Education requires all virtual schools to be monitored each year. The Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy has been found to meet all expectations set forth by the Tennessee Department of Education.  


    View the Full Report

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  • School Absence Information

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    Students returning from a school absence must have a written note/email/doctor note submitted to the school’s Attendance Secretary or Skyward within three days.  Parents may submit up to five parent notes per semester.


    For more information on excused and unexcused absences, visit the Attendance FAQ or contact your school’s Attendance Secretary.  These links may also be found in the School Attendance icon of our WilsonK12TN Mobile App.

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  • Wilson County Schools Mobile App

    Download the Wilson County Schools mobile app for access to district and school information.

    When you download the Wilson County Schools app, you can follow specific school, receive school and district alerts, view calendars and menus, and more!


    Available for download in Google Play and the App Store.

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  • BTVLA Earns Level 5 Award for the 2021-2022 School Year!

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    Congratulations to our Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy students, teachers, and parents for earning the designation of a Level 5 school for the 2021-2022 school year! This is the highest growth score a school can earn from the state of Tennessee based on a scale of 1-5! 


    According to the state of Tennessee, achieving level 5 growth indicates there is significant evidence that students exceeded expectations. This is a tremendous achievement for our students, parents, and members of the community!


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  • Areas of Level 5 Achievement

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    Of the 23 schools in our district, BTVLA was 1 of 8 schools recognized as a level 5 school! This is a tremendous achievement, especially for a non-traditional school!


    These are the specific areas of achievement for Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy!

    • Overall Composite: Level 5
    • School-wide Literacy: Level 5
    • School-wide Numeracy: Level 5
    • School-wide Numeracy and Literacy: Level 5
    • School-wide Social Studies: Level 5
    • ACT Composite: Level 5
    • Graduation Rate: 100%


    Congratulations to all of our students, faculty and staff, parents and members of the community that partner with our school! 

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School Information

  • Location:

    415 Harding Drive
    Lebanon, TN 37087


    Shaun Caven, Principal
    Kristie Buhler, Assistant Principal

    School Hours:

    7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

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