Alpha

Alpha serves 101 students in grades 9-12.
Alpha placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Alpha's student population of 101 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Alpha is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alpha is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#7898 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
37%
52%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
52%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.64
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMagnolia Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alpha is Project Restore (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Magnolia J High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alternative Education Program (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Magnolia Alternative Education Program Alternative School
    Grades: 5 | 1 student
    0.0 miles
    919 Cloyd
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 252-2006
    0 5 1
  • Magnolia Magnolia Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 844 students
    0.4 miles
    31900 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77355
    (281) 356-6434
    0.4 PK-5 844
  • Magnolia Magnolia Intermediate School

    0.4 miles
    31164 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 356-3571
    0.4 n/a n/a
  • Magnolia Project Restore Alternative School
    Grades: 10-11 | 1 student
    0.5 miles
    31141 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77353
    (281) 356-3571
    0.5 10-11 1
  • Magnolia Magnolia J High School Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,525 student
    0.6 miles
    31138 Nichols Sawmill Rd
    Magnolia, TX 77355
    (281) 356-1327
    0.6 6-8 1,525

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