Choices Alternative School

  • Choices Alternative School serves 81 students in grades 11-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 77%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 82%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Choices Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Choices Alternative School's student population of 81 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students81 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Choices Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,460 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Choices Alternative School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank (10-11)#3214 out of 3460 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)<50%
77%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)<50%
82%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:118:1
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Hispanic
6%
6%
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Black
40%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Choices Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
35%
70%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Choices Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
19%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Choices Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score0.680.48
This chart display the diversity score of Choices Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate20-24%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Choices Alternative School and public school graduation rate of Ohio by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCanton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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