Marion Co Alternative School

  • Marion Co Alternative School serves 15 students in grades 5-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Marion Co Alternative School's student population of 15 students has grown by 275% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students15 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marion Co Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marion Co Alternative School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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Hispanic
7%
7%
Black
6%
33%
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White
87%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marion Co Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marion Co Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.240.34
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Graduation Rate<50%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marion Co Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarion County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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