« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
8-12
Private
Knoxville, TN
Students enrolled: 66

Contact this school

1531 Greens Crossing Road
Knoxville, TN 37909

School website
(865) 602-2968
(865) 966-2847
Nearby homes for sale
Map of New Pathway Academy address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
February 19, 2009
Our 7th-grade son who was having difficulty maintaining an interest in school subjects and in getting along with teachers and peers has had a turnaround. After only one week at Walker, he said unsolicited, 'This school is WAY better than last year's school.' He likes the teachers, is doing his work and making Cs, where once before he made Fs. It's a tremendous improvement for him and us.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2008
Our family loves Walker Acadamy, and we're proud to be a part of such a caring community. The teacher's always go above and beyond for the students, because they care deeply and want the students to be successful. My son has gone to Walker since his freshman year. He'll be graduating this year, with a 3.0 GPA! Our daughter went to another private school her freshman year, but joined her brother this year, her sophmore year. She loves it at Walker, she loves the teachers, has lots of friends, and enjoys the relaxed atmosphere. Since the classroom size is small, she's able to get the extra help she needs with her math class. Walker Acadamy feels like home. I feel very blessed to be a part of such a positve school. I am forever endebted to Dr. Walker, and every teacher for all they do, everyday. Thank you!

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2008
Walker Academy has salvaged my son's High School education, self esteem and possibly his life. He was failing in public school, was severely depressed and without friends or hope. He had no suitable plans for the future and no plans to attend college. He has started learning again, his grades are up and he plans on college now. The turnaround is remarkable and for the first time in years, he is happy and becomming a helpful and contributing member of society. I love the change I see in him!

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2008
Walker Academy is an excellent school which offers individualized attention for students. I was very impressed with the staff, teachers, and administration. They proved to be very caring and attentive to each child s needs. They are very competent in preparing your child for college. I found that Dr. Walker was very available to both parents and students and I sincerely feel that she really cares for each child that comes through this school. I would not hesitate to recommend this school to anyone. My son s comment when I asked him if we had made the right decision to send him to Walker his senior year or should we have just let him finish in public school he said Absolutely without question, Walker was a great school . His learning experience there was unbelievable.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2007
Walker Academy was big dissapointment and I truely regret sending my child to the school. I found the staff reluctant to communicate with me concerning our child. The daily schedule constantly changed, school rules were enforced at the descretion on the indivdual teachers and supervision at times was inadequate to ensure student saftey and well being.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2007
Walker Academy provides an excellent and stimulating academic program for children for whom the normal public school environment hasn't worked. They provide a college prep program for a range of children from those who simply have not succeeded in public schools to those who are not being reached because of their giftedness or their lack of attentiveness or interest. The faculty is able to individualize their program to suit the needs of the child and is willing to deal with even the most challenging situations.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2005
Very small school, impressive administration, teachers. Just moved to new building on Lovell Rd. Seems accepting of kids with different abilities, backgrounds. An oasis for high school student who might not fit in elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: December 15, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

New Pathway Academy
1531 Greens Crossing Road, Knoxville, TN  37909
(865) 602-2968
Last modified New Pathway Academy is a Private school that serves grades 8-12
New Pathway Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top