Alternative Center For Excellence serves 88 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Alternative Center For Excellence's student population of 88 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Alternative Center For Excellence is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
≤20%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
41%
25%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
37%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
40-49%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 88 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 30% in CT)

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