Atchison Alternative School



Atchison Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Atchison Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 1
2 1
3 2
4 1
5 3
6 1
7 0
8 0
9 8
10 11
11 12
12 7
UG 1

Atchison Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Atchison, KS in the Atchison Public Schools. It enrolls 48 students in grades 1st through 12th. Atchison Alternative School is the 733rd largest public school in Kansas and the 54,662nd largest nationally. It has 3.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 48
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 3.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,662nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 733rd out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 5th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 556th out of 692

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Atchison Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 31
(65%)
685
(54%)
 Female 17
(35%)
594
(46%)

Atchison Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 36
(75%)
938
(73%)
 Black 6
(13%)
156
(12%)
 Two or More 4
(8%)
103
(8%)
 Hispanic 2
(4%)
66
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Atchison Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(81%)
747
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(10%)
138
(11%)
 Not Eligible 4
(8%)
394
(31%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Atchison Alternative School is ranked 664th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Atchison Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Atchison Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 51
2008 48
2009 41
2010 52
2011 43
2012 48

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 8.5
2008 6.4
2009 4.6
2010 7.4
2011 4.7
2012 3.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.94117647058824
2008 0.85416666666667
2009 0.8780487804878
2010 0.94230769230769
2011 0.90697674418605
2012 0.91666666666667

Compare Atchison Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
360.0% 3.6:1
 
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Atchison Alternative School
Atchison, KS
Public 01 - 12 48 3.6:1  
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Public PK - 06 310 13:1 15 miles
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Public PK - 08 326 11.4:1 15 miles
Pleasant Ridge Middle School
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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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