Parker Alternative School

  • Parker Alternative School serves 33 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Parker Alternative School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.

Top Placements

Parker Alternative School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Parker Alternative School's student population of 33 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students33 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parker Alternative School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#1855 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:119:1
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American Indian
37%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
40%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
23%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.65
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Graduation Rate≤20%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
14%
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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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