Alter School

  • Alter School serves 30 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.
  • Alter School 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Alter School's student population of 30 students has grown by 66% 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 Students30 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Alter School
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Alter School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,686 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alter School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
78%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio30:115:1
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American Indian
3%
n/a
Hispanic
41%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
White
47%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alter School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Alter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.610.41
This chart display the diversity score of Alter School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate40-59%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Alter School and public school graduation rate of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFredericksburg Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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