Alternative Center For Excellence

  • Alternative Center For Excellence serves 94 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alternative Center For Excellence placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Alternative Center For Excellence places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Alternative Center For Excellence's student population of 94 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative Center For Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Center For Excellence is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#862 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
46%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alternative Center For Excellence and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative Center For Excellence and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
30%
56%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Center For Excellence.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.670.42
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Graduation Rate30-39%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Center For Excellence and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanbury School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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