Goal Alternative School (Closed 2017)

  • Goal Alternative School served 29 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 10:1 was lower than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 24% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Iowa state average of 23%.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students29 students
This chart display total students of Goal Alternative School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Goal Alternative School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Goal Alternative School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Goal 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 Ratio10:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Goal Alternative School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Goal Alternative School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Goal Alternative School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
76%
77%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Goal Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Goal Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IA.
Diversity Score0.400.39
This chart display the diversity score of Goal Alternative School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Goal Alternative School and public school graduation rate of Iowa by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Goal Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Goal Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnoxville Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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