Cope Alternative School

Cope Alternative School serves 7 students in grades 10.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Cope Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Cope Alternative School's student population of 7 students has declined by 50% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 10
Total Students7 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Cope Alternative School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cope Alternative School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
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5%
Hispanic
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26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cope Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
57%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cope Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
43%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cope Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cope Alternative School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cope Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.500.68
This chart display the diversity score of Cope Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cope Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlxndr/Jcksn/Pulsk/Prry/Union ROE School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cope Alternative School is Murphysboro High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Murphysboro Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Murphysboro Tri-county Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 58 students
    0.0 miles
    1725 Shomaker Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-2109
    0 Inquire with school 58
  • Murphysboro Murphysboro Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 438 students
    0.6 miles
    2125 Spruce St
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-3041
    0.6 6-8 438
  • Murphysboro Carruthers Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 460 students
    1.5 miles
    80 Candy Ln
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-3231
    1.5 3-5 460
  • Murphysboro Murphysboro High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 599 students
    1.9 miles
    50 Blackwood Dr
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 687-2336
    1.9 9-12 599
  • Murphysboro Gen John A Logan Attendance Center
    Grades: K-2 | 417 students
    2.6 miles
    320 Watson Rd
    Murphysboro, IL 62966
    (618) 684-4471
    2.6 K-2 417

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