Alternative High School



Alternative High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative High 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 6
10 2
11 1
12 4
UG 24

Alternative High School is a public high school of the Cherry Hill School District located in Cherry Hill, NJ. It has 37 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alternative High School is the 470th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 23,294th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.3 to 1.

Total Students: 37
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 7

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Alternative High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 25
(68%)
1,866
(52%)
 Female 12
(32%)
1,755
(48%)

Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 22
(59%)
2,255
(62%)
 Hispanic 7
(19%)
320
(9%)
 Black 6
(16%)
332
(9%)
 Two or More 2
(5%)
94
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
614
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 17
(46%)
533
(15%)
 Not Eligible 17
(46%)
2,904
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(8%)
184
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative High School is ranked 430th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.1%) 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.

Alternative High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 43
2006 50
2007 38
2008 37
2009 40
2010 N/A
2011 37
2012 45
2013 39
2014 45
2015 37

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.1
2006 7.1
2007 12.7
2008 3.7
2009 5
2010 N/A
2011 3.9
2012 6.4
2013 5.6
2014 6.4
2015 5.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25581395348837
2006 0.38
2007 0.52631578947368
2008 0.43243243243243
2009 0.325
2010
2011 0.43243243243243
2012 0.44444444444444
2013 0.46153846153846
2014 0.44444444444444
2015 0.54054054054054

Compare Alternative High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
530.0% 5.3:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 37 5.3:1  
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