Alternative Center



Alternative Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 9
7 13
8 7
9 12
10 7
11 4
12 0

Alternative Center is a public high school of the Edgewood Independent School District located in San Antonio, TX. It has 53 students in grades 5th through 11th. Alternative Center is the 1,891st largest public high school in Texas and the 22,481st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.8 to 1.

Total Students: 53
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.97
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,481st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,891st out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 149th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,708th out of 2,121

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Alternative Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 31
(58%)
1,401
(52%)
 Female 22
(42%)
1,282
(48%)

Alternative Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 51
(96%)
2,623
(98%)
 Black 2
(4%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Alternative Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(94%)
2,321
(87%)
 Not Eligible 3
(6%)
359
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative Center is ranked 1,750th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.3%) 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.

Alternative Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 54
2006 60
2007 42
2008 52
2009 37
2010 41
2011 32
2012 34
2013 51
2014 31
2015 53

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 3.9
2006 4.7
2007 4
2008 3.7
2009 2.8
2010 3.5
2011 3.3
2012 3.2
2013 4.3
2014 2.8
2015 4.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11111111111111
2006 0.083333333333333
2007 0.095238095238095
2008 0.076923076923077
2009 0.13513513513514
2010 0.14634146341463
2011 N/A
2012 0.88235294117647
2013 0.94117647058824
2014 0.90322580645161
2015 0.94339622641509

Compare Alternative Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
480.0% 4.8:1
 
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 94.3%
 

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