Choices Educational Center

  • Choices Educational Center serves 52 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Choices Educational Center's student population of 52 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students52 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Choices Educational Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Choices Educational Center's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Choices Educational Center is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#1185 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Choices Educational Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Choices Educational Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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Hispanic
3%
6%
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Black
64%
11%
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White
24%
77%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Choices Educational Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.530.25
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Graduation Rate≤20%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Choices Educational Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaducah Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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