R T Fisher Alternative



R T Fisher Alternative Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

R T Fisher Alternative Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 2
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 0
6 2
7 7
8 16
9 17
10 22
11 20
12 7

R T Fisher Alternative is a public high school of the Sumner County School District located in Gallatin, TN. It has 96 students in grades 6th through 12th. R T Fisher Alternative is the 354th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 20,565th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.1 to 1.

Total Students: 96
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 19

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R T Fisher Alternative Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 72
(75%)
4,588
(51%)
 Female 24
(25%)
4,368
(49%)

R T Fisher Alternative Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 66
(69%)
7,540
(84%)
 Black 25
(26%)
846
(9%)
 Hispanic 4
(4%)
364
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
134
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
42
(0%)

R T Fisher Alternative Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(53%)
2,459
(27%)
 Not Eligible 41
(43%)
6,032
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(4%)
465
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

R T Fisher Alternative is ranked 342nd out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of R T Fisher Alternative students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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.

R T Fisher Alternative Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 103
2007 123
2008 114
2009 79
2010 107
2011 103
2012 96

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 5.6
2007 6.2
2008 5.4
2009 4.2
2010 5.4
2011 5.4
2012 5.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90361445783133
2006 0.79611650485437
2007 0.95121951219512
2008 0.80701754385965
2009 0.77215189873418
2010 0.89719626168224
2011 0.74757281553398
2012 0.57291666666667

Compare R T Fisher Alternative to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
510.0% 5.1:1
 
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 57.3%
 

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