Christian Alternative School



Christian Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christian Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 49
1 44
2 51
3 60
4 56
5 69
6 99
7 89
8 89
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christian Alternative School is a public high school of the Birmingham City School District located in Birmingham, AL. It has 606 students in grades Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.9 to 1.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Christian Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 324
(53%)
6,861
(50%)
 Male 282
(47%)
6,911
(50%)

Christian Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 580
(96%)
13,320
(97%)
 White 15
(2%)
107
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
289
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
17
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Christian Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(55%)
11,559
(84%)
 Not Eligible 228
(38%)
1,650
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(7%)
563
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Christian Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.7%. 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.

Christian Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 498
2006 532
2007 561
2008 539
2009 567
2010 584
2011 606
2012 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.3
2007 17.9
2008 17
2009 18.9
2010 16.2
2011 16.4
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46787148594378
2006 0.51503759398496
2007 0.55793226381462
2008 0.5899814471243
2009 0.62081128747795
2010 0.5958904109589
2011 0.62541254125413
2012 0.62376237623762

Compare Christian Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 
This School 62.4%
 

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Christian Alternative School
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Public KG - 09 606 15.9:1  
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Public 06 - 09 622 14.5:1 3 miles
Huffman High School-Magnet
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Public 08 - 12 1,241 20.5:1 3 miles
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