New Approach Alternative High School

New Approach Alternative High School serves 33 students in grades 11-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

New Approach Alternative High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

New Approach Alternative High School's student population of 33 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 11-12
Total Students33 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of New Approach Alternative High School by grade.

School Rankings

The diversity score of New Approach Alternative High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
32%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of New Approach Alternative High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Approach Alternative High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
97%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Approach Alternative High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 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 New Approach Alternative High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score
0.060.68
This chart display the diversity score of New Approach Alternative High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Approach Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
23%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBnd/Chrstn/Effngh/Fytt/Mntgmr ROE School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New Approach Alternative High School is Vandalia Community High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Focus Safe School Program (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vandalia Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vandalia Focus Safe School Program Alternative School
    Grades: 7-8 | 12 students
    0.0 miles
    1500 W Jefferson St
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    (618) 283-9311
    0 7-8 12
  • Vandalia Vandalia Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 493 students
    0.2 miles
    1017 W Fletcher St
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    (618) 283-5166
    0.2 PK-3 493
  • Vandalia Vandalia Community High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 429 students
    0.3 miles
    1109 N 8th St
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    (618) 283-5155
    0.3 9-12 429
  • Vandalia Vandalia Junior High School Math: 15% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 526 students
    0.3 miles
    1011 W Fletcher St
    Vandalia, IL 62471
    (618) 283-5151
    0.3 4-8 526
  • Brownstown Brownstown Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 243 students
    7.9 miles
    460 W South St
    Brownstown, IL 62418
    (618) 427-3368
    7.9 PK-6 243

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