Alternative Center for Excellence



Alternative Center for Excellence Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Center for Excellence Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 19
10 24
11 29
12 22

Alternative Center for Excellence is a public high school of the Danbury School District located in Danbury, CT. It has 94 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alternative Center for Excellence is the 220th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 20,721st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.4 to 1.

Total Students: 94
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10

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Alternative Center for Excellence Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 54
(57%)
1,588
(52%)
 Female 40
(43%)
1,447
(48%)

Alternative Center for Excellence Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 43
(46%)
1,233
(41%)
 White 28
(30%)
1,237
(41%)
 Black 18
(19%)
297
(10%)
 Asian 3
(3%)
199
(7%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
65
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Alternative Center for Excellence Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(72%)
1,127
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(14%)
312
(10%)
 Not Eligible 13
(14%)
1,596
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Center for Excellence is ranked 172nd out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Center for Excellence students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

Alternative Center for Excellence Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 39
2006 85
2007 97
2008 86
2009 89
2010 80
2011 92
2012 78
2013 83
2014 98
2015 94

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 10.8
2007 10.8
2008 8.7
2009 10.3
2010 9.8
2011 10.7
2012 8.7
2013 8.8
2014 10.2
2015 9.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92307692307692
2006 0.54117647058824
2007 0.45360824742268
2008 0.30232558139535
2009 0.39325842696629
2010 0.375
2011 0.68478260869565
2012 0.78205128205128
2013 0.7710843373494
2014 0.8265306122449
2015 0.86170212765957

Compare Alternative Center for Excellence to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
940.0% 9.4:1
 
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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