Cabell Alternative School

  • Cabell Alternative School serves 52 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Cabell Alternative School's student population of 52 students has grown by 40% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cabell Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cabell Alternative School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)≤20%
33%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
79%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cabell Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.370.19
This chart display the diversity score of Cabell Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cabell Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabell County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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