Alterntive Learning Cent

  • Alterntive Learning Cent serves 18 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Alterntive Learning Cent's student population of 18 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students18 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Alterntive Learning Cent
Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Alterntive Learning Cent by grade.

School Comparison

  • Alterntive Learning Cent's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alterntive Learning Cent is 0.20, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
89%
76%
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Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Alterntive Learning Cent. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.200.41
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Graduation Rate<50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alterntive Learning Cent and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMid-Prairie Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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