Dare County Alternative School



Dare County Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dare County 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 2
10 10
11 6
12 8

Dare County Alternative School is a public high school of the Dare County School District located in Manteo, NC. It has 26 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dare County Alternative School is the 649th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 23,944th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.3 to 1.

Total Students: 26
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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Dare County Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 17
(65%)
824
(51%)
 Female 9
(35%)
782
(49%)

Dare County Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 22
(85%)
1,316
(82%)
 Hispanic 4
(15%)
179
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
20
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
39
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
46
(3%)

Dare County Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(85%)
450
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(12%)
116
(7%)
 Not Eligible 1
(4%)
1,040
(65%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dare County Alternative School is ranked 628th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dare County Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Dare County Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 43
2006 42
2007 41
2008 26
2009 35
2010 20
2011 36
2012 27
2013 29
2014 19
2015 26

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.4
2006 6
2007 5.9
2008 3.7
2009 5.8
2010 2.9
2011 5.1
2012 3.4
2013 3.6
2014 3.5
2015 4.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37209302325581
2006 0.21428571428571
2007 0.4390243902439
2008 0.46153846153846
2009 0.57142857142857
2010 0.75
2011 0.69444444444444
2012 0.88888888888889
2013 0.6551724137931
2014 0.84210526315789
2015 0.96153846153846

Compare Dare County Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
430.0% 4.3:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 96.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dare County Alternative School
Manteo, NC
Public 09 - 12 26 4.3:1  
Manteo High School
Manteo, NC
Public 09 - 12 480 13.2:1 1 miles
First Flight High School
Kill Devil Hills, NC
Public 09 - 12 788 13.7:1 8 miles
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