Emerson High School Altern

  • Emerson High School Altern serves 104 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Emerson High School Altern placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Emerson High School Altern places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Emerson High School Altern's student population of 104 students has declined by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson High School Altern is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson High School Altern is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#261 out of 656 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
32%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
57%
76%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emerson High School Altern.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.570.39
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Graduation Rate15-19%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIdaho Falls School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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