Christian Alternative School

  • Christian Alternative School serves 638 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Christian Alternative School's student population of 638 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Christian Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Christian Alternative School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#246 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Christian Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Christian Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Christian Alternative School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Christian Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
94%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Christian Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Christian Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Christian Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.120.34
This chart display the diversity score of Christian Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Christian Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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