Fews Secondary Alternative

  • Fews Secondary Alternative serves 46 students in grades 6-10.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Fews Secondary Alternative's student population of 46 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-10
Total Students46 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Fews Secondary Alternative
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fews Secondary Alternative by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fews Secondary Alternative's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fews Secondary Alternative is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#1050 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio5:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fews Secondary Alternative and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
92%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama 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 Fews Secondary Alternative.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.150.34
This chart display the diversity score of Fews Secondary Alternative and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate (11-12)≤20%
78%
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fews Secondary Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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