Alternative Ed

  • Alternative Ed serves 151 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Alternative Ed placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 5:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Alternative Ed's student population of 151 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative Ed is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Ed is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#3427 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
32%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
68%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Ed.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.500.46
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Graduation Rate40-44%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Ed and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOKALOOSA School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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  • Fort Walton Beach Kenwood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 623 students
    0.8 miles
    15 Eagle St Ne
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3570
    0.8 PK-5 623
  • Fort Walton Beach Choctawhatchee Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1637 students
    1.1 miles
    110 Racetrack Rd Nw
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3614
    1.1 9-12 1637
  • Fort Walton Beach W. C. Pryor Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 671 students
    1.1 miles
    201 Racetrack Rd Nw
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3613
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  • Fort Walton Beach Wright Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
    2.1 miles
    305 Lang Rd
    Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
    (850)833-3580
    2.1 PK-5 630

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