Holyoke Alternative Program (Closed 2009)

165 Sargeant Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
  • Holyoke Alternative Program served 88 students in grades 1-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 was lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students88 students
This chart display total students of Holyoke Alternative Program by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Holyoke Alternative Program by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Holyoke Alternative Program by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2008-2009 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
Hispanic
87%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
White
8%
60%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holyoke Alternative Program. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.240.59
This chart display the diversity score of Holyoke Alternative Program and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holyoke Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolyoke School District
Source: 2008-2009 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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