Alternatives in Action



Alternatives in Action Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternatives in Action Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 41
10 43
11 50
12 31

Alternatives in Action is a public high school of the Alameda Unified School District located in Oakland, CA. It has 165 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alternatives in Action is the 1,652nd largest public high school in California and the 18,227th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.9 to 1.

Total Students: 165
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,227th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,652nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,303rd out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,802nd out of 2,608

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Alternatives in Action Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 85
(52%)
2,324
(53%)
 Female 80
(48%)
2,094
(47%)

Alternatives in Action Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 153
(93%)
796
(18%)
 Black 9
(5%)
499
(11%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1,558
(35%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
288
(7%)
 White 1
(1%)
1,221
(28%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
39
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Alternatives in Action Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 145
(88%)
1,112
(25%)
 Not Eligible 11
(7%)
3,148
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(5%)
158
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternatives in Action is ranked 1,383rd out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternatives in Action students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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.

Alternatives in Action Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 89
2006 88
2007 86
2008 85
2009 116
2010 113
2011 162
2012 152
2013 140
2014 161
2015 165

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 14.2
2007 11.6
2008 16.3
2009 29.7
2010 N/A
2011 17.8
2012 17.1
2013 19.4
2014 17.9
2015 20.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008 0.55294117647059
2009 0.71551724137931
2010 0.65486725663717
2011 0.70987654320988
2012 0.96052631578947
2013 0.89285714285714
2014 0.91925465838509
2015 0.93333333333333

Compare Alternatives in Action to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,090.0% 20.9:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.3%
 

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