Alternative High School serves 128 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 73%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Alternative High School's student population of 128 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Alternative High School is 0.40, 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 Data
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State Level (TX)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
<50%
73%
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
76%
52%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
12%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50% in TX)

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