Alternative Middle & High School

  • Alternative Middle & High School serves 38 students in grades 6-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Alternative Middle & High School's student population of 38 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students38 students
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Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative Middle & High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Middle & High School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
Hispanic
32%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alternative Middle & High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
43%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative Middle & High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
23%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alternative Middle & High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Middle & High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.670.69
This chart display the diversity score of Alternative Middle & High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alternative Middle & High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Middle & High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalem County Special Services School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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