New London Alternative School
New London Alternative School serves 11 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
New London Alternative School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
New London Alternative School's student population of 11 students has declined by 45% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of New London Alternative School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education
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