Petersen Alternative Center for Education



Petersen Alternative Center for Education Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Petersen Alternative Center for Education Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 2
7 13
8 9
9 30
10 45
11 74
12 97

Petersen Alternative Center for Education is a public high school of the Stanislaus County Office of Education School District located in Modesto, CA. It has 271 students in grades 1st through 12th. Petersen Alternative Center for Education is the 1,419th largest public high school in California and the 15,237th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.9 to 1.

Total Students: 271
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.4

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Petersen Alternative Center for Education Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 182
(67%)
978
(68%)
 Female 89
(33%)
464
(32%)

Petersen Alternative Center for Education Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 149
(55%)
771
(53%)
 White 88
(32%)
478
(33%)
 Black 17
(6%)
81
(6%)
 Asian 10
(4%)
47
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
35
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
17
(1%)

Petersen Alternative Center for Education Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(65%)
987
(68%)
 Not Eligible 90
(33%)
424
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
31
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petersen Alternative Center for Education is ranked 1,259th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petersen Alternative Center for Education students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Petersen Alternative Center for Education Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 254
2006 230
2007 509
2008 304
2009 255
2010 262
2011 275
2012 271

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 28.2
2006 19.2
2007 31.8
2008 25.3
2009 23.2
2010 N/A
2011 22.2
2012 21.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6496062992126
2006 0.7304347826087
2007 0.3516699410609
2008 0.88486842105263
2009 0.8078431372549
2010 0.90458015267176
2011 0.33818181818182
2012 0.66789667896679

Compare Petersen Alternative Center for Education to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,190.0% 21.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 66.8%
 

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