Alternative School

  • Alternative School serves 21 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alternative School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is , and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Alternative School's student population of 21 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternative School is ranked within the top 1% of all 0 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternative School is 0.17, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
White
91%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
8%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.170.64
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Alternative School and public school graduation rate of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMethow Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Alternative School is Home School Experience (7.7 miles away)
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