Alternative Learning Center

900 Neal St
Austin, TX 78702
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 58 students in grades 6-12, Alternative Learning Center ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50% in TX
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Alternative Learning Center's student population of 58 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
58 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Alternative Learning Center ranks within the top 50% of all 8,188 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alternative Learning Center is 0.42, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#3126 out of 8188 schools
(Top 50%)
<50%
41%
<50%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
74%
53%
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Black
17%
13%
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White
7%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
83%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alternative Learning Center's ranking?
Alternative Learning Center is ranked #3126 out of 8,188 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% TX state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% TX state average).
How many students attend Alternative Learning Center?
58 students attend Alternative Learning Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Alternative Learning Center students are Hispanic, 17% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alternative Learning Center?
Alternative Learning Center has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Alternative Learning Center offer ?
Alternative Learning Center offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Alternative Learning Center part of?
Alternative Learning Center is part of Austin ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Alternative Learning Center located?
Alternative Learning Center is located in the Rosewood neighborhood of Austin, TX. There are 1 other public schools located in Rosewood.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 58 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 30%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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