Bostrom Alternative Center serves 158 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 158 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
- Minority Enrollment: 99%
- Graduation Rate: 20-24% (Btm 50% in AZ)
- Math Proficiency: <50% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤5% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Bostrom Alternative Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Bostrom Alternative Center's student population of 158 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Bostrom Alternative Center is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while ≤5% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bostrom Alternative Center?
The graduation rate of Bostrom Alternative Center is 20-24%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Bostrom Alternative Center?
158 students attend Bostrom Alternative Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Bostrom Alternative Center students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 4% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bostrom Alternative Center?
Bostrom Alternative Center has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bostrom Alternative Center offer ?
Bostrom Alternative Center offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Bostrom Alternative Center part of?
Bostrom Alternative Center is part of Phoenix Union High School District (4286).
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