Princeton Alternative School



Princeton Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Princeton Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 35
1 43
2 40
3 40
4 42
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Princeton Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 241 students in grades 1st through 12th. Princeton Alternative School is the 699th largest public school in Alabama and the 45,758th largest nationally. It has 13.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 241
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,758th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 699th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 376th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 710th out of 783

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Princeton Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 139
(58%)
9,148
(49%)
 Male 102
(42%)
9,394
(51%)

Princeton Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 240
(100%)
17,427
(94%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
784
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
92
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
182
(1%)

Princeton Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(57%)
15,650
(84%)
 Not Eligible 92
(38%)
2,334
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(5%)
558
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Princeton Alternative School is ranked 661st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Princeton Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.8%. 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.

Princeton Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 231
2006 225
2007 225
2008 225
2009 229
2010 229
2011 229
2012 241

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.5
2007 14.6
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 15.3
2011 14.3
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51515151515152
2006 0.56888888888889
2007 0.56
2008 0.54666666666667
2009 0.57205240174672
2010 0.41484716157205
2011 0.61135371179039
2012 0.61825726141079

Compare Princeton Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 61.8%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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