Fews Secondary Alternative

Fews Secondary Alternative serves 78 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Fews Secondary Alternative operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 78 students has grown by 457% over five years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
School Type Alternative school / Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 78 students
Fews Secondary Alternative Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fews Secondary Alternative Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Fews Secondary Alternative Total Teachers (1988-2014)
Students by Grade Fews Secondary Alternative Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Fews Secondary Alternative Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Black
95%
34%
Fews Secondary Alternative Black Students (1990-2014)
White
4%
57%
Fews Secondary Alternative White Students (2001-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.32
Fews Secondary Alternative Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
52%
Fews Secondary Alternative Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Fews Secondary Alternative Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Montgomery County School District's student population of 31,802 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,483 in this district is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,230 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Montgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
7
Number of Students Managed 31,802 3,026
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $301 MM $30 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $325 MM $30 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,483 $10,181
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,230 $10,301
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lanier Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bellingrath Junior High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is E D Nixon Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MontgomeryE D Nixon Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    0.3 miles
    1000 Edgar D Nixon Ave
    MontgomeryAL 36104
    (334)269-3012
    0.3PK-5491
  • MontgomeryLanier Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 912 students
    0.3 miles
    1756 South Court St
    MontgomeryAL 36104
    (334)269-3726
    0.39-12912
  • MontgomeryLoveless Academic Magnet Prog High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 463 students
    0.8 miles
    921 West Jeff Davis
    MontgomeryAL 36108
    (334)269-3839
    0.89-12463
  • MontgomeryCarver Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1354 students
    0.9 miles
    2001 West Fairview Ave
    MontgomeryAL 36108
    (334)269-3636
    0.99-121354
  • MontgomeryBellingrath Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
    1 miles
    3350 South Court St
    MontgomeryAL 36105
    (334)269-3623
    16-8668

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