Foundations Alternative Program



Foundations Alternative Program Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Foundations Alternative Program is a public high school of the Regn 6 and 8-Sw/Wc Srv Cooperative School District located in Cosmos, MN. It has 24 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Foundations Alternative Program is the 709th largest public high school in Minnesota and the 24,056th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.3 to 1.

Total Students: 24
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 5.59
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,056th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 709th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 72nd out of 833
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 591st out of 833

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Foundations Alternative Program Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 20
(83%)
112
(79%)
 Female 4
(17%)
29
(21%)

Foundations Alternative Program Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 18
(75%)
105
(74%)
 Two or More 3
(13%)
8
(6%)
 Hispanic 2
(8%)
22
(16%)
 Black 1
(4%)
3
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Foundations Alternative Program Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 11
(46%)
55
(39%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 10
(42%)
76
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(13%)
10
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Foundations Alternative Program is ranked 681st out of 848 ranked schools in Minnesota, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foundations Alternative Program students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) is higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Foundations Alternative Program Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 4
2008 4
2009 6
2010 11
2011 17
2012 21
2013 26
2014 20
2015 24

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 2.7
2008 2.2
2009 3.1
2010 6
2011 8.4
2012 7
2013 6.3
2014 4.6
2015 4.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009 0.5
2010 0.45454545454545
2011 0.52941176470588
2012 0.57142857142857
2013 0.5
2014 0.55
2015 0.54166666666667

Compare Foundations Alternative Program to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
430.0% 4.3:1
 
1,581.9% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.2%
 

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