Alternative Center for Education



Alternative Center for Education Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Center for Education Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 4
8 7
9 14
10 8
11 8
12 5

Alternative Center for Education is a public elementary school located in Vero Beach, FL in the Indian River School District. It enrolls 46 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 4.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 46
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 11

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Alternative Center for Education Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 35
(76%)
6,559
(52%)
 Female 11
(24%)
6,067
(48%)

Alternative Center for Education Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 20
(43%)
2,166
(17%)
 White 15
(33%)
6,964
(55%)
 Hispanic 8
(17%)
2,823
(22%)
 Two or More 2
(4%)
425
(3%)
 Asian 1
(2%)
181
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Alternative Center for Education Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(65%)
6,897
(55%)
 Not Eligible 14
(30%)
4,879
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(4%)
850
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Alternative Center for Education students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 for Education Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 123
2006 115
2007 114
2008 148
2009 122
2010 98
2011 68
2012 46

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 12.8
2007 10.4
2008 10.5
2009 8.1
2010 7.8
2011 6.4
2012 4.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44715447154472
2006 0.51304347826087
2007 0.55263157894737
2008 0.64189189189189
2009 0.65573770491803
2010 0.74489795918367
2011 0.70588235294118
2012 0.69565217391304

Compare Alternative Center for Education to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
420.0% 4.2:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 69.6%
 

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Public 05 - 12 46 4.2:1  
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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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