Alternative High School

  • 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.

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School Overview

  • Alternative High School's student population of 128 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative High School's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has increased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)<50%
73%
Student : Teacher Ratio5:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
71%
52%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
11%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.400.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthside Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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  • San Antonio Pease Middle School
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    0.2 miles
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    (210) 397-2950
    0.2 6-8 1,099
  • San Antonio Stevens High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,913 students
    1.0 miles
    600 Ellison N
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    (210) 397-6450
    1.0 9-12 2,913
  • San Antonio Harmony Science Academy (san Antonio) Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 772 students
    1.2 miles
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    (210) 674-7788
    1.2 6-12 772
  • San Antonio Evers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 844 students
    1.3 miles
    1715 Richland Hills Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78251
    (210) 397-2550
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  • San Antonio Idea Mays Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-3 | 483 students
    1.3 miles
    1210 Horal Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78245
    (210) 529-3200
    1.3 K-3 483

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