Jackson Alternative School

2701 Technology Cir

Marianna, FL 32448

Tel: (850)482-9666
  • Jackson Alternative School serves 90 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Jackson Alternative School operates within the Jackson School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 90 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 90 students
Jackson Alternative School Total Students (2007-2015)
Gender % Jackson Alternative School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Jackson Alternative School Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade Jackson Alternative School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 16:1
Jackson Alternative School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2015)
Hispanic
2%
31%
Jackson Alternative School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
41%
23%
Jackson Alternative School Black Students (2007-2015)
White
47%
40%
Jackson Alternative School White Students (2007-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jackson Alternative School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Jackson Alternative School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jackson Alternative School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL 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.
0.61 0.46
Jackson Alternative School Diversity Score (2007-2015)
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.
92%
53%
Jackson Alternative School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2015)
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%
Jackson Alternative School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Jackson School District's student population of 6,813 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,108 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,268 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Jackson School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
22
Number of Students Managed 6,813 10,184
Jackson School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $122 MM
Jackson School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $64 MM $125 MM
Jackson School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,108 $12,021
Jackson School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,268 $12,230
Jackson School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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