Alter Ed Center

  • Alter Ed Center serves 117 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alter Ed Center 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Alter Ed Center's student population of 117 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alter Ed Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alter Ed Center is 0.50, 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 School Rank (16-17)#7895 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
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Hispanic
67%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
18%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.500.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEctor County Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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