Alternative Center For Excellence

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Alternative Center For Excellence serves 88 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
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).

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 88 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students88 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Alternative Center For Excellence is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alternative Center For Excellence is 0.68, which is more 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 (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#863 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:112:1
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American Indian
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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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Diversity Score
0.680.64
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Graduation Rate
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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDanbury School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alternative Center For Excellence is Henry Abbott Technical High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Broadview Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ellsworth Avenue School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Danbury Ellsworth Avenue School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 471 students
    0.2 miles
    53 Ellsworth Ave
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203) 797-4740
    0.2 PK-5 471
  • Danbury Broadview Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 968 students
    0.4 miles
    72 Hospital Ave.
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203) 797-4861
    0.4 6-8 968
  • Danbury Dps Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 127 students
    0.7 miles
    17 Cottage Street
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203) 797-4832
    0.7 PK 127
  • Danbury Hayestown Avenue School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 484 students
    1.0 miles
    42 Tamarack Ave.
    Danbury, CT 06811
    (203) 797-4771
    1 PK-5 484
  • Danbury Henry Abbott Technical High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 670 students
    1.0 miles
    21 Hayestown Ave.
    Danbury, CT 06811
    (203) 797-4460
    1 9-12 670

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