Alternative Family Education



Alternative Family Education Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Family Education Students by Grade
PK 0
K 6
1 8
2 9
3 6
4 8
5 10
6 16
7 13
8 22
9 22
10 11
11 24
12 20

Alternative Family Education is a public high school of the Santa Cruz City High School District located in Santa Cruz, CA. It has 175 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Alternative Family Education is the 1,648th largest public high school in California and the 17,809th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 34.3 to 1.

Total Students: 175
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 34.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.1

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Alternative Family Education Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 92
(53%)
1,865
(51%)
 Female 83
(47%)
1,810
(49%)

Alternative Family Education Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 150
(86%)
2,011
(55%)
 Hispanic 10
(6%)
1,295
(35%)
 Two or More 8
(5%)
144
(4%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
120
(3%)
 Black 1
(1%)
68
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
26
(1%)

Alternative Family Education Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 153
(87%)
2,547
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(11%)
932
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
196
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Family Education is ranked 2,207th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Family Education students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Alternative Family Education Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 174
2006 165
2007 134
2008 146
2009 164
2010 165
2011 160
2012 175

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.8
2006 23.9
2007 19.7
2008 29.2
2009 31.5
2010 N/A
2011 34
2012 34.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.086206896551724
2006 0.12727272727273
2007 0.14179104477612
2008 0.061643835616438
2009 0.091463414634146
2010 0.078787878787879
2011
2012 0.12571428571429

Compare Alternative Family Education to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
3,430.0% 34.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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