Dekalb Alternative School



Dekalb Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dekalb Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 23
8 26
9 83
10 19
11 9
12 6

Dekalb Alternative School is a public high school of the Dekalb County School District located in Stone Mountain, GA. It has 167 students in grades 6th through 12th. Dekalb Alternative School is the 426th largest public high school in Georgia and the 18,038th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.5 to 1.

Total Students: 167
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 37

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Dekalb Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 121
(72%)
14,512
(51%)
 Female 46
(28%)
13,817
(49%)

Dekalb Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 147
(88%)
21,061
(74%)
 Hispanic 14
(8%)
2,538
(9%)
 White 3
(2%)
2,630
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
384
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
57
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,639
(6%)

Dekalb Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(95%)
17,019
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(4%)
1,678
(6%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
9,632
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dekalb Alternative School is ranked 402nd out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dekalb Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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.

Dekalb Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 293
2006 262
2007 270
2008 265
2009 225
2010 166
2011 191
2012 167

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.9
2006 7
2007 8.1
2008 7.5
2009 5.9
2010 4.9
2011 4.5
2012 4.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8839590443686
2006 0.72519083969466
2007 0.83333333333333
2008 1.011320754717
2009 0.98666666666667
2010 0.98192771084337
2011 0.98429319371728
2012 0.98203592814371

Compare Dekalb Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
450.0% 4.5:1
 
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 98.2%
 

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Dekalb Alternative School
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Public 06 - 12 167 4.5:1  
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