Fews Secondary Alternative

  • Fews Secondary Alternative serves 64 students in grades 7-9.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Fews Secondary Alternative operates within the Montgomery County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 64 students has grown by 540% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 166% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students64 students
Fews Secondary Alternative Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Fews Secondary Alternative Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Fews Secondary Alternative Total Teachers (1989-2015)
Students by GradeFews Secondary Alternative Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
Fews Secondary Alternative Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Fews Secondary Alternative Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
93%
33%
Fews Secondary Alternative Black Students (1991-2015)
White
3%
56%
Fews Secondary Alternative White Students (2002-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Fews Secondary Alternative Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFews Secondary Alternative All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.130.58
Fews Secondary Alternative Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
47%
Fews Secondary Alternative Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Fews Secondary Alternative Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2010)

District Comparison

  • Montgomery County School District's student population of 31,651 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,792 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has declined by 16% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,731 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
6
Number of Students Managed31,6512,879
Montgomery County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$280 MM$28 MM
Montgomery County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$278 MM$29 MM
Montgomery County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$8,792$9,721
Montgomery County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$8,731$10,229
Montgomery County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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