Alternative Center School



Alternative Center School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Center School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 5
8 10
9 13
10 13
11 6
12 4

Alternative Center School is a public high school of the New Britain School District located in New Britian, CT. It has 51 students in grades 7th through 12th. Alternative Center School is the 238th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 22,577th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 51
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.2

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Alternative Center School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 32
(63%)
1,352
(53%)
 Female 19
(37%)
1,215
(47%)

Alternative Center School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 39
(76%)
1,606
(63%)
 Black 9
(18%)
368
(14%)
 White 3
(6%)
476
(19%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
53
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
58
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Alternative Center School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 41
(80%)
1,852
(72%)
 Not Eligible 7
(14%)
534
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(6%)
181
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Center School is ranked 216th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Center School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.3%) 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 39
2012 48
2013 49
2014 50
2015 51

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 9.8
2012 16
2013 12.2
2014 12.5
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010
2011 0.74358974358974
2012 0.85416666666667
2013 0.85714285714286
2014 0.88
2015 0.86274509803922

Compare Alternative Center School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 86.3%
 

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Public 07 - 12 51 12.1:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,266 13.9:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 744 11.9:1 5 miles
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