Alternative Program Central



Alternative Program Central Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Program Central Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 4
10 6
11 7
12 2

Alternative Program Central is a public high school of the Palm Beach School District located in West Palm Beach, FL. It has 21 students in grades 6th through 12th. Alternative Program Central is the 1,015th largest public high school in Florida and the 24,238th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.5 to 1.

Total Students: 21
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,238th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,015th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 236th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 892nd out of 947

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Alternative Program Central Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 14
(67%)
31,535
(52%)
 Female 7
(33%)
29,664
(48%)

Alternative Program Central Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 10
(48%)
18,451
(30%)
 Hispanic 6
(29%)
18,103
(30%)
 White 3
(14%)
20,711
(34%)
 Two or More 1
(5%)
1,523
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(5%)
645
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,704
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)

Alternative Program Central Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 17
(81%)
27,790
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 4
(19%)
31,269
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,140
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Program Central is ranked 990th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Program Central students on free and reduced lunch assistance (19.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Program Central Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 22
2006 19
2007 19
2008 20
2009 20
2010 18
2011 18
2012 18
2013 18
2014 13
2015 21

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 19
2007 19
2008 16.7
2009 20
2010 18
2011 18
2012 9
2013 6
2014 4.3
2015 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13636363636364
2006 0.47368421052632
2007 0.47368421052632
2008 0.5
2009 0.35
2010 0.83333333333333
2011 0.83333333333333
2012 0.83333333333333
2013 0.83333333333333
2014 N/A
2015 0.19047619047619

Compare Alternative Program Central to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 19.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

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