Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program

  • Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program serves 55 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 41%.

Top Placements

Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program places among the top 20% of public schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

  • Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program's student population of 55 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students55 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 284 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall School Rank#227 out of 284 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the public school average student teacher ratio of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and percentage of American Indian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of Asian public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
30%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
31%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
28%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of White public school students in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
Diversity Score0.730.36
This chart display the diversity score of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate11-19%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and public school graduation rate of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDcyf School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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