1847 N Chautauqua
Wichita, KS 67214
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Wichita Alternative High School serves 94 students in grades 9-12.
Wichita Alternative High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Wichita Alternative High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Wichita Alternative High School's student population of 94 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
94 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Wichita Alternative High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wichita Alternative High School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1092 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
<50%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
<50%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
20%
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Black
24%
7%
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White
36%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
50-59%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wichita Alternative High School's ranking?

Wichita Alternative High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for: Most diverse schools (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

What is the graduation rate of Wichita Alternative High School?

The graduation rate of Wichita Alternative High School is 50-59%, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 87%.

How many students attend Wichita Alternative High School?

94 students attend Wichita Alternative High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

36% of Wichita Alternative High School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Wichita Alternative High School?

Wichita Alternative High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Wichita Alternative High School offer ?

Wichita Alternative High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Wichita Alternative High School part of?

Wichita Alternative High School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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