Alternative Center

Alternative Center serves 31 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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Alternative Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Alternative Center's student population of 31 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 54% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students31 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Alternative Center
Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Alternative Center by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Alternative Center is 0.12, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alternative Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
94%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alternative Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alternative Center and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.120.64
This chart display the diversity score of Alternative Center and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alternative Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdgewood Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Alternative Center is Idea Monterrey Park College Preparatory (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stafford Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Antonio Stafford Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
    0.4 miles
    415 Sw 36th St
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210) 444-8400
    0.4 PK-5 493
  • San Antonio El Daep Alternative School
    Grades: 5 | 4 students
    0.6 miles
    900 S San Eduardo
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210) 444-8230
    0.6 5 4
  • San Antonio Gardendale Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    0.6 miles
    1731 Dahlgreen St
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210) 444-8150
    0.6 PK-5 486
  • San Antonio Idea Monterrey Park Academy Charter School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 731 students
    0.9 miles
    222 Sw 39th St
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210) 239-4200
    0.9 K-5 731
  • San Antonio Idea Monterrey Park College Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 476 students
    0.9 miles
    222 Sw 39th St
    San Antonio, TX 78237
    (210) 239-4200
    0.9 6-9 476

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