Alternative Middle South (Closed 2018)

  • Alternative Middle South served 30 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alternative Middle South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 was lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Alternative Middle South places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students30 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Alternative Middle South
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (15-16)#7445 out of 7888 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
75%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)<50%
71%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Alternative Middle South and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
77%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative Middle South. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.390.64
This chart display the diversity score of Alternative Middle South and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative Middle South and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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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