Forest City Alternative School



Forest City Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest City Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 2
11 3
12 10

Forest City Alternative School is a public high school of the Forest City Community School District located in Forest City, IA. It has 15 students in grades 9th through 12th. Forest City Alternative School is the 371st largest public high school in Iowa and the 24,663rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 15
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,663rd out of 0
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 371st out of 0
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 278th out of 0
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 369th out of 0

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Forest City Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 8
(53%)
205
(56%)
 Female 7
(47%)
160
(44%)

Forest City Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 12
(80%)
326
(89%)
 Hispanic 2
(13%)
13
(4%)
 Black 1
(7%)
7
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
9
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
8
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(1%)

Forest City Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 9
(60%)
89
(24%)
 Not Eligible 5
(33%)
252
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(7%)
24
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Forest City Alternative School is ranked 363rd out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest City Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.2%. 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.

Forest City Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 5
2006 24
2007 15
2008 21
2009 20
2010 12
2011 15
2012 15

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5
2006 24
2007 15
2008 21
2009 20
2010 12
2011 15
2012 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4
2006 0.5
2007 0.33333333333333
2008 0.52380952380952
2009 0.4
2010 0.58333333333333
2011 0.8
2012 0.66666666666667

Compare Forest City Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 66.7%
 

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