Alternative Program Central



Alternative Program Central Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alternative Program Central Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 3
9 8
10 4
11 2
12 1

Alternative Program Central is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 18 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 9.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 18
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Full Time Teachers: 2

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Alternative Program Central Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 11
(61%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 7
(39%)
61,077
(49%)

Alternative Program Central Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 11
(61%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 4
(22%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 2
(11%)
36,807
(29%)
 Two or More 1
(6%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3,565
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
173
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
845
(1%)

Alternative Program Central Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(83%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 3
(17%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Alternative Program Central students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.3%) is 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 Program Central Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 22
2006 19
2007 19
2008 20
2009 20
2010 18
2011 18
2012 18

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 19
2007 19
2008 16.7
2009 20
2010 18
2011 18
2012 9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13636363636364
2006 0.47368421052632
2007 0.47368421052632
2008 0.5
2009 0.35
2010 0.83333333333333
2011 0.83333333333333
2012 0.83333333333333

Compare Alternative Program Central to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
900.0% 9.0:1
 
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 83.3%
 

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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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