Payette Alternative Center

  • Payette Alternative Center serves 7 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Payette Alternative Center's student population of 7 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students7 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Payette Alternative Center's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Payette Alternative Center is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Payette Alternative Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
29%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Payette Alternative Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Payette Alternative Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
43%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Payette Alternative Center and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Payette Alternative Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Payette Alternative Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.700.39
This chart display the diversity score of Payette Alternative Center and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Payette Alternative Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Payette Alternative Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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School District NamePayette Joint School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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I have a son who dropped out of school and soon regretted his decision. He enrolled in the alternative school and graduated. They are wonderful at working with kids who need a little extra boost.
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