Alternative Family Education

  • Alternative Family Education serves 128 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alternative Family Education placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Alternative Family Education's student population of 128 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative Family Education is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Family Education is 0.30, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank#654 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
5%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative Family Education and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
87%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.64
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Graduation Rate60-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Family Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Cruz City High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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