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Barry Tatum Virtual Learning Academy is a public, comprehensive school for grades 6-12 that offers standards-based curriculum aligned with standards provided by the Tennessee Board of Education. All instruction is provided by certified teachers in a digital learning environment developed by Wilson County Schools to provide innovative, alternative educational opportunities that parallel with the rigors of the daily instruction occurring in traditional school  buildings.  

Barry Tatum VLA offers core content (English language arts (ELA), math, science, and social studies) and select exploratory classes in grades 6-8 and high school courses that teach required core content and a select group of elective courses to ensure students meet graduation requirements.

BTA Mission Statement

The Mission of Barry Tatum Academy is to equip ALL students in each of our programs with the tools necessary to make sound decisions, and to be successful in whatever life holds for them beyond our doors.

BTA Vision Statement

Accountability, Respect, and Consistency in ALL that we do!