Basics and Beyond Alternative School

Public School
700 North 4th Ave East Ste20
Newton, IA 50208
Jasper County
(641) 792-5809

Alumni Website
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School District
Newton Community School District



Basics and Beyond Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Basics and Beyond 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 3
11 26
12 27

Basics and Beyond Alternative School is a public high school of the Newton Community School District located in Newton, IA. It has 56 students in grades 10th through 12th. Basics and Beyond Alternative School is the 353rd largest public high school in Iowa and the 22,316th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.3 to 1.

Total Students: 56
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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Basics and Beyond Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 35
(63%)
700
(53%)
 Female 21
(38%)
633
(47%)

Basics and Beyond Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 49
(88%)
1,231
(92%)
 Hispanic 5
(9%)
37
(3%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Basics and Beyond Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 37
(66%)
435
(33%)
 Not Eligible 14
(25%)
787
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(9%)
111
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Basics and Beyond Alternative School is ranked 300th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Basics and Beyond Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.0%) 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.

Basics and Beyond Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 82
2006 79
2007 76
2008 80
2009 77
2010 74
2011 70
2012 56

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 13.2
2007 12.7
2008 11.6
2009 9.9
2010 11.1
2011 11.7
2012 9.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34146341463415
2006 0.53164556962025
2007 0.51315789473684
2008 0.6125
2009 0.61038961038961
2010 0.67567567567568
2011 0.72857142857143
2012 0.75

Compare Basics and Beyond Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
930.0% 9.3:1
 
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 75.0%
 

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