Douglas Alternative School

Douglas Alternative School serves 5 students in grades 4-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 65%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 67%) for the 2009-10 school year.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Douglas Alternative School's student population of 5 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students5 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Douglas Alternative School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
≥50%
65%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
≥50%
67%
Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Douglas Alternative School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
Hispanic
60%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Douglas Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
11%
White
40%
32%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Douglas Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Douglas Alternative School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Douglas Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NV.
Diversity Score
0.480.70
This chart display the diversity score of Douglas Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Nevada by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(11-12)
≤20%
63%
This chart display graduation rate of Douglas Alternative School and public school graduation rate of Nevada by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
52%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
60%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDouglas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Douglas Alternative School is Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Minden Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minden Jacobsen High (china Spring Yc) Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
    0.0 miles
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 265-5433
    0 7-12 43
  • Minden Aspire Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
    0.2 miles
    1680 Bently Parkway
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 392-1475
    0.2 9-12 78
  • Minden Douglas County High School Math: 46% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 8-12 | 1,668 student
    0.6 miles
    1670 Highway 88
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5136
    0.6 8-12 1,668
  • Minden Minden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    0.9 miles
    1170 Baler Street
    Minden, NV 89423
    (775) 782-5510
    0.9 PK-5 384
  • Gardnerville Gardnerville Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 388 students
    1.7 miles
    1290 Toler Avenue
    Gardnerville, NV 89410
    (775) 782-5117
    1.7 PK-5 388

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