Fort Madison Alternative School (Closed 2015)

  • Fort Madison Alternative School served 37 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≥50% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 79%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students37 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)≥50%
79%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (13-14)<50%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Madison Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
84%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fort Madison Alternative School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.290.41
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Graduation Rate (13-14)≥80%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fort Madison Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fort Madison Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Madison Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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