Parker Alternative School

  • Parker Alternative School serves 43 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Parker Alternative School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Parker Alternative School's student population of 43 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students43 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

  • Parker Alternative School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Parker Alternative School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#447 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
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American Indian
37%
6%
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Hispanic
40%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
23%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.65
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Graduation Rate40-49%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Parker Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParker Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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