Sumter Alternatives



Sumter Alternatives Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sumter Alternatives Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 8
7 20
8 16
9 20
10 9
11 7
12 5

Sumter Alternatives is a public high school of the Sumter School District located in Bushnell, FL. It has 85 students in grades 6th through 12th. Sumter Alternatives is the 794th largest public high school in Florida and the 21,079th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.6 to 1.

Total Students: 85
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,079th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 794th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 240th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 746th out of 947

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Sumter Alternatives Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 58
(68%)
2,477
(51%)
 Female 27
(32%)
2,414
(49%)

Sumter Alternatives Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 40
(47%)
3,426
(70%)
 Black 28
(33%)
491
(10%)
 Hispanic 12
(14%)
632
(13%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
169
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
154
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Sumter Alternatives Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 73
(86%)
2,107
(43%)
 Not Eligible 9
(11%)
2,518
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(4%)
266
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sumter Alternatives is ranked 669th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sumter Alternatives students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Sumter Alternatives Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 26
2006 14
2007 34
2008 37
2009 66
2010 81
2011 47
2012 52
2013 47
2014 59
2015 85

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 7
2007 17
2008 74
2009 13.2
2010 13.5
2011 7.8
2012 8.7
2013 9.4
2014 8.4
2015 10.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73076923076923
2006 0.71428571428571
2007 0.79411764705882
2008 0.67567567567568
2009 0.84848484848485
2010 0.88888888888889
2011 0.93617021276596
2012 0.84615384615385
2013 0.91489361702128
2014 0.91525423728814
2015 0.89411764705882

Compare Sumter Alternatives to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,060.0% 10.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 89.4%
 

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Public 06 - 12 85 10.6:1  
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