Princeton Alternative School

  • Princeton Alternative School serves 257 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Princeton Alternative School's student population of 257 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Princeton Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Princeton Alternative School is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#89 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Black
100%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Princeton Alternative School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Princeton Alternative School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Scoren/a0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton Alternative School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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