Alter High School

  • Alter High School serves 136 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Alter High School's student population of 136 students has grown by 119% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students136 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alter High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alter High School is 0.55, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
63%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alter High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
15%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
20%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alter High School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alter High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.550.64
This chart display the diversity score of Alter High School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alter High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth East Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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