Alter School

  • Alter School serves 26 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (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 <50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Alter School's student population of 26 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students26 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alter School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alter School is 0.56, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)≥50%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
41%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
47%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Graduation Rate60-79%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFredericksburg Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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