Rochester Alternative Learning Center

  • Rochester Alternative Learning Center serves 333 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rochester Alternative Learning Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota 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 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Rochester Alternative Learning Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Rochester Alternative Learning Center's student population of 333 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rochester Alternative Learning Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Rochester Alternative Learning Center is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#1754 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
9%
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Black
21%
11%
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White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.54
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Graduation Rate60-64%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Rochester Alternative Learning Center is Alc Summer Credit Recovery (0.0 miles away)
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