Career Prep Alternative

West Hwy 64
Shiprock, NM 87420
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Bottom 50%
Serving 125 students in grades 9-12, Career Prep Alternative ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 21%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 33%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 22% (Btm 50% in NM)
  • : ≤5%
  • : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Career Prep Alternative ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Career Prep Alternative's student population of 125 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
125 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Career Prep Alternative is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NM)
(18-19)
≤5%
21%
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(18-19)
10-14%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Career Prep Alternative and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Career Prep Alternative and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
95%
12%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Career Prep Alternative and percentage of American Indian public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
62%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Career Prep Alternative and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
White
1%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Career Prep Alternative and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
66%
This chart display graduation rate of Career Prep Alternative and public school graduation rate of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Career Prep Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (03-04)
7%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Career Prep Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 21% NM state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 33% NM state average).
What is the graduation rate of Career Prep Alternative?
The graduation rate of Career Prep Alternative is 22%, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 66%.
How many students attend Career Prep Alternative?
125 students attend Career Prep Alternative.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Career Prep Alternative students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Career Prep Alternative?
Career Prep Alternative has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Career Prep Alternative offer ?
Career Prep Alternative offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Career Prep Alternative part of?
Career Prep Alternative is part of Central Consolidated Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 125 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5%
  • : 10-14%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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