Simley Alternative Program

  • Simley Alternative Program serves 24 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 50-59% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 74%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Simley Alternative Program's student population of 24 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students24 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Simley Alternative Program
Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Simley Alternative Program by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)50-59%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
American Indian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Simley Alternative Program and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
38%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
50%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simley Alternative Program. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.610.54
This chart display the diversity score of Simley Alternative Program and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Simley Alternative Program and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Simley Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInver Grove Heights Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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