Kent County Alternative Programs



Kent County Alternative Programs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kent County Alternative Programs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 7
7 10
8 11
9 24
10 15
11 15
12 4

Kent County Alternative Programs is a public elementary school located in Dover, DE in the Capital School District. It enrolls 86 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 5.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 86
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 16

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Kent County Alternative Programs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 69
(80%)
1,868
(50%)
 Female 17
(20%)
1,849
(50%)

Kent County Alternative Programs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 59
(69%)
1,908
(51%)
 White 25
(29%)
1,277
(34%)
 Hispanic 2
(2%)
329
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
87
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
66
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(1%)

Kent County Alternative Programs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(70%)
2,429
(65%)
 Not Eligible 20
(23%)
1,113
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(7%)
175
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Kent County Alternative Programs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is higher than the state average of 54.7%. 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.

Kent County Alternative Programs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 50
2007 54
2008 71
2009 80
2010 78
2011 68
2012 86

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.7
2006 12.5
2007 5.4
2008 5.1
2009 6.2
2010 5.6
2011 4.5
2012 5.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31325301204819
2006 0.56
2007 0.51851851851852
2008 0.38028169014085
2009 0.7625
2010 0.83333333333333
2011 0.58823529411765
2012 0.76744186046512

Compare Kent County Alternative Programs to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
540.0% 5.4:1
 
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 76.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kent County Alternative Programs
Dover, DE
Public 06 - 12 86 5.4:1  
Fairview Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public PK - 04 350 17.5:1 1 miles
Kent County Community School
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Public PK - 12 178 9.9:1 1 miles
Academy of Dover Charter School
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Public KG - 06 282 8.5:1 1 miles
St John'S Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 81 9:1 1 miles
William Henry Middle School
Dover, DE
Public 05 - 06 952 15.1:1 1 miles
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public KG - 04 292 10.4:1 1 miles
East Dover Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public PK - 04 318 11.8:1 2 miles
Holy Cross School
Dover, DE
Private PK - 08 587 19:1 2 miles
Early Childhood Laboratory School
Dover, DE
Private PK - KG 54 1:1 2 miles
South Dover Elementary School
Dover, DE
Public KG - 04 453 11.9:1 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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