Secondary Alternative Center



Secondary Alternative Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Secondary Alternative Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 7
7 11
8 19
9 28
10 9
11 6
12 4

Secondary Alternative Center is a public high school of the Harlingen Cisd School District located in Harlingen, TX. It has 84 students in grades 6th through 12th. Secondary Alternative Center is the 1,798th largest public high school in Texas and the 21,120th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 84
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,120th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,798th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 903rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,845th out of 2,121

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Secondary Alternative Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 57
(68%)
2,931
(52%)
 Female 27
(32%)
2,738
(48%)

Secondary Alternative Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 83
(99%)
5,175
(91%)
 White 1
(1%)
403
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
34
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Secondary Alternative Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(90%)
3,776
(67%)
 Not Eligible 8
(10%)
1,893
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Secondary Alternative Center is ranked 1,548th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Secondary Alternative Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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.

Secondary Alternative Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 51
2006 38
2007 33
2008 44
2009 47
2010 42
2011 36
2012 43
2013 83
2014 109
2015 84

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.5
2006 4.8
2007 4.7
2008 6.3
2009 6.7
2010 6
2011 5.9
2012 7.6
2013 12.7
2014 15.9
2015 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84313725490196
2006 0.52631578947368
2007 0.84848484848485
2008 0.90909090909091
2009 0.87234042553191
2010 0.92857142857143
2011 0.91666666666667
2012 0.90697674418605
2013 0.85542168674699
2014 0.74311926605505
2015 0.9047619047619

Compare Secondary Alternative Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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