Tinkham Alternative Education



Tinkham Alternative Education Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tinkham Alternative Education Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 39
10 28
11 15
12 4
UG 1

Tinkham Alternative Education is a public high school of the Wayne-Westland Community School District located in Westland, MI. It has 87 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tinkham Alternative Education is the 899th largest public high school in Michigan and the 20,923rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.8 to 1.

Total Students: 87
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 8.89

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Tinkham Alternative Education Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 54
(62%)
2,851
(51%)
 Female 33
(38%)
2,754
(49%)

Tinkham Alternative Education Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 44
(51%)
1,816
(32%)
 White 42
(48%)
3,432
(61%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
78
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
209
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
40
(1%)

Tinkham Alternative Education Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(78%)
2,835
(51%)
 Not Eligible 16
(18%)
2,270
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
500
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tinkham Alternative Education is ranked 806th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tinkham Alternative Education students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

Tinkham Alternative Education Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 63
2006 75
2007 64
2008 71
2009 100
2010 81
2011 82
2012 87

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.2
2006 8.6
2007 7
2008 7
2009 9.4
2010 7.3
2011 5.5
2012 9.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95238095238095
2006 0.61333333333333
2007 0.640625
2008 0.66197183098592
2009 0.74
2010 0.75308641975309
2011 0.76829268292683
2012 0.81609195402299

Compare Tinkham Alternative Education to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
980.0% 9.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 81.6%
 

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