Alternative School



Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative 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 2
10 4
11 7
12 3

Alternative School is a public high school of the Methow Valley School District located in Twisp, WA. It has 16 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alternative School is the 659th largest public high school in Washington and the 24,575th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.0 to 1.

Total Students: 16
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10:1
Full Time Teachers: 1.6

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Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 8
(50%)
152
(53%)
 Female 8
(50%)
134
(47%)

Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 15
(94%)
258
(90%)
 Hispanic 1
(6%)
17
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
6
(2%)

Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(50%)
89
(31%)
 Not Eligible 5
(31%)
169
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(19%)
28
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alternative School is ranked 620th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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.

Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 24
2006 23
2007 21
2008 26
2009 18
2010 18
2011 14
2012 20
2013 21
2014 19
2015 16

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 22.5
2010 22.5
2011 10.8
2012 20.6
2013 N/A
2014 13.6
2015 10

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54166666666667
2006 0.65217391304348
2007 0.66666666666667
2008 0.69230769230769
2009 0.5
2010 0.61111111111111
2011 0.57142857142857
2012 0.85
2013 0.85714285714286
2014 0.73684210526316
2015 0.6875

Compare Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,000.0% 10.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 68.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Alternative School
Twisp, WA
Public 09 - 12 16 10:1  
Liberty Bell Jr Sr High School
Winthrop, WA
Public 07 - 12 260 14.8:1 6 miles
Pateros High School
Pateros, WA
Public 07 - 12 143 11.8:1 24 miles
Brewster High School
Brewster, WA
Public 09 - 12 253 16.4:1 25 miles
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