Unity Alternative School



Unity Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Unity Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 6
12 20

Unity Alternative School is a public high school of the Lowell Area School District located in Lowell, MI. It has 26 students in grades 9th through 12th. Unity Alternative School is the 1,108th largest public high school in Michigan and the 23,944th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.8 to 1.

Total Students: 26
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 1.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,944th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 1,108th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 696th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,081st out of 1,154

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Unity Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 18
(69%)
1,074
(52%)
 Female 8
(31%)
1,003
(48%)

Unity Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 24
(92%)
1,916
(92%)
 Black 2
(8%)
39
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
13
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
70
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
24
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Unity Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 17
(65%)
390
(19%)
 Not Eligible 9
(35%)
1,512
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
175
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Unity Alternative School is ranked 1,083rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Unity Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.4%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

Unity Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 66
2006 59
2007 41
2008 29
2009 24
2010 22
2011 23
2012 25
2013 22
2014 26
2015 26

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 9.5
2007 8.2
2008 10
2009 8.3
2010 24.4
2011 23
2012 23.1
2013 17.6
2014 21.7
2015 20.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27272727272727
2006 0.38983050847458
2007 0.39024390243902
2008 0.31034482758621
2009 0.41666666666667
2010 0.68181818181818
2011 0.69565217391304
2012 0.68
2013 0.77272727272727
2014 0.65384615384615
2015 0.65384615384615

Compare Unity Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,080.0% 20.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 65.4%
 

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