Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity



Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 5
9 19
10 28
11 65
12 170

Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity is a public elementary school located in Fresno, CA in the Central Unf School District. It enrolls 287 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 22.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 287
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 13

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Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(54%)
4,502
(52%)
 Female 132
(46%)
4,216
(48%)

Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 174
(61%)
4,917
(56%)
 White 54
(19%)
1,563
(18%)
 Black 26
(9%)
812
(9%)
 Asian 24
(8%)
1,164
(13%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
183
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
61
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(51%)
5,201
(60%)
 Not Eligible 135
(47%)
2,757
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
760
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 297
2006 299
2007 279
2008 251
2009 228
2010 264
2011 273
2012 287

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 30
2006 33.2
2007 23.2
2008 27.9
2009 22.8
2010 N/A
2011 22.8
2012 22.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008 N/A
2009
2010 0.060606060606061
2011 0.98901098901099
2012 0.52961672473868

Compare Central Unified Alternative/Opportunity to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,210.0% 22.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 53.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 12 287 22.1:1  
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Public KG - 06 751 27.8:1 2 miles
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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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