Community Alternative High School

  • Community Alternative High School serves 79 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Community Alternative High School's student population of 79 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students79 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Community Alternative High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Community Alternative High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#427 out of 450 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:112:1
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American Indian
14%
12%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
4%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
68%
75%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.510.42
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Graduation Rate45-49%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGRAND FORKS 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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