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 26
8 32
9 10
10 44
11 27
12 20

Alternative High School is a public high school of the Buffalo City School District located in Buffalo, NY. It has 159 students in grades 7th through 12th. Alternative High School is the 1,283rd largest public high school in New York and the 18,282nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 159
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 9

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Alternative High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 90
(57%)
5,129
(50%)
 Female 69
(43%)
5,169
(50%)

Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 134
(84%)
5,133
(50%)
 Hispanic 16
(10%)
1,551
(15%)
 White 6
(4%)
2,559
(25%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
102
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
822
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 136
(86%)
6,372
(62%)
 Not Eligible 21
(13%)
3,361
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(1%)
565
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative High School is ranked 963rd out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Compare Alternative High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 86.8%
 

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