Sierra Alternative

  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 42%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is equal to the New Mexico state average of 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Sierra Alternative placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.

School Overview

    School TypeAlternative school
    Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
    Total Studentsn/a
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    Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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    School Comparison

    • Sierra Alternative is ranked within the top 50% of all 765 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
    • The diversity score of Sierra Alternative is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NM)
    Overall School Rank--
    Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    42%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Alternative and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
    50%
    This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Alternative and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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    American Indian
    n/a
    13%
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    Asian
    100%
    1%
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    Hispanic
    n/a
    60%
    This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sierra Alternative and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Black
    n/a
    2%
    This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sierra Alternative and the percentage of Black public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    White
    n/a
    22%
    This chart display the percentage of White students in Sierra Alternative and the percentage of White public school students in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Two or more races
    n/a
    2%
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    All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sierra Alternative.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NM.
    Diversity Scoren/a0.38
    This chart display the diversity score of Sierra Alternative and the public school average diversity score of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Graduation Rate<50%
    70%
    This chart display graduation rate of Sierra Alternative and public school graduation rate of New Mexico by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
    Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
    69%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sierra Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
    Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
    3%
    This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sierra Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Mexico by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    School District NameAlbuquerque Public s School District
    Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

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