Alternative Opportunity Programs

  • Alternative Opportunity Programs serves 97 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Alternative Opportunity Programs placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.
  • Alternative Opportunity Programs operates within the Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District.
  • Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District's 35% graduation rate is lower than the California state average of 83%.

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School Overview

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

School Comparison

  • Alternative Opportunity Programs is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative Opportunity Programs is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
48%
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 Score0.270.41
Graduation Rate45-49%
83%
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
50%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Alternative Opportunity Programs is Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District's student population of 6,413 students has decreased by 29% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 35% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $111,524 is higher than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $108,031 is higher than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has grown by 33% over four school years.
    School District NameLos Angeles County Office Of Education School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    36
    4
    Number of Students Managed6,4131,585
    Los Angeles County Office Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    13%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    35%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$1,019 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$987 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$111,524$11,049
    District Spending / Student$108,031$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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