Paec Alternative High School

  • Paec Alternative High School serves 65 students in grades 9-10.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Paec Alternative High School's student population of 65 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-10
Total Students65 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Paec Alternative High School
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Paec Alternative High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Paec Alternative High School's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paec Alternative High School is 0.32, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Paec 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
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n/a
Asian
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5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
81%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
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3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Paec Alternative High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.320.68
This chart display the diversity score of Paec Alternative High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Paec 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 Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Paec Alternative High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameProviso Area Exceptional Child School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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