Alternative Education Center



Alternative Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Alternative Education Center is a public high school of the Decatur School District 61 located in Decatur, IL. It has 22 students in grades 7th through 12th. Alternative Education Center is the 803rd largest public high school in Illinois and the 24,174th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.4 to 1.

Total Students: 22
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,174th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 803rd out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 29th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 745th out of 828

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Alternative Education Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 12
(55%)
1,481
(50%)
 Female 10
(45%)
1,503
(50%)

Alternative Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 15
(68%)
1,375
(46%)
 Two or More 5
(23%)
311
(10%)
 White 2
(9%)
1,169
(39%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
24
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
97
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Alternative Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 12
(55%)
2,155
(72%)
 Not Eligible 7
(32%)
756
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(14%)
73
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Education Center is ranked 791st out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.2%) is higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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 Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 54
2007 106
2008 0
2009 34
2010 63
2011 58
2012 58
2013 69
2014 62
2015 22

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 3.9
2007 7.1
2008 N/A
2009 4.2
2010 11.5
2011 10.5
2012 5.2
2013 9.2
2014 6.9
2015 4.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.92063492063492
2011 0.55172413793103
2012 0.77586206896552
2013 0.66666666666667
2014 0.70967741935484
2015 0.68181818181818

Compare Alternative Education Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
440.0% 4.4:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.2%
 

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