Booker T Washington Alternative School

  • Booker T Washington Alternative School serves 47 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Booker T Washington Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

Top Placements

Booker T Washington Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

  • Booker T Washington Alternative School's student population of 47 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students47 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Booker T Washington Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Booker T Washington Alternative School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1319 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
55%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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Hispanic
2%
12%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
86%
69%
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.250.29
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Graduation Rate60-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVigo County Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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