Alternatives In Action

  • Alternatives In Action serves 183 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Alternatives In Action placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

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School Overview

  • Alternatives In Action's student population of 183 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alternatives In Action is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alternatives In Action is 0.43, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank#5005 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
73%
54%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
1%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
20%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alternatives In Action. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.430.64
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Graduation Rate50-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlameda Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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