Johnson County Alternative School

  • Johnson County Alternative School serves 22 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Johnson County Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Johnson County Alternative School's student population of 22 students has grown by 120% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students22 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Johnson County Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,251 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 3:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johnson County Alternative School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#670 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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Hispanic
n/a
6%
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White
100%
77%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Johnson County Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Scoren/a0.39
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Graduation Rate≥50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Johnson County Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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