Farwell Timberland Alternative High School

  • Farwell Timberland Alternative High School serves 43 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Farwell Timberland Alternative High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Farwell Timberland Alternative High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Farwell Timberland Alternative High School's student population of 43 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Farwell Timberland Alternative High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Farwell Timberland Alternative High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#725 out of 3119 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Farwell Timberland Alternative High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.220.52
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Graduation Rate<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Farwell Timberland Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFarwell Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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