Alternative Opportunity Programs

12830 Columbia Way

Downey, CA 90242

Tel: (562)803-8203
  • Alternative Opportunity Programs serves 97 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Alternative Opportunity Programs operates within the Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 97 students has declined by 58% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 83% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-12
Total Students97 students
Gender %Alternative Opportunity Programs Gender
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Students by GradeAlternative Opportunity Programs Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:124:1
Asian
4%
11%
Hispanic
85%
54%
Black
9%
6%
White
1%
24%
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAlternative Opportunity Programs All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.64
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District's student population of 6,843 students has decreased by 25% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $111,524 is higher than the state average of $11,240. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $108,031 is higher than the state average of $11,537. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles County Office Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed6,8431,558
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$1,019 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$987 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$111,524$11,240
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$108,031$11,537
Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • DowneyCarpenter Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 4-5 | 547 students
    0.3 miles
    9439 E. Foster Rd.
    DowneyCA 90242
    (562)904-3588
    0.34-5547
  • DowneyLos Angeles County Rop High SchoolVocational School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    9300 Imperial Hwy., Clark Bldg
    DowneyCA 90242
    (562)922-6850
    0.39-12n/a
  • DowneyLos Angeles County Special EducationSpecial Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 643 students
    0.3 miles
    9300 Imperial Hwy.
    DowneyCA 90242
    (562)803-8306
    0.3KG-12643
  • DowneyLewis Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-5 | 811 students
    0.5 miles
    13220 S. Bellflower Blvd.
    DowneyCA 90242
    (562)904-3590
    0.5KG-5811
  • DowneyWard Elementary SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-3 | 452 students
    0.5 miles
    8851 E. Adoree St.
    DowneyCA 90242
    (562)904-3591
    0.5KG-3452

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.