Christian Alternative School



Christian Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Christian Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 19
K 64
1 62
2 55
3 79
4 51
5 63
6 108
7 90
8 87
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Christian Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 678 students in grades 1st through 12th. Christian Alternative School is the 159th largest public school in Alabama and the 9,059th largest nationally. It has 20.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 678
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,059th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 159th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 734th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 257th out of 782

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Christian Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 359
(53%)
9,543
(49%)
 Male 319
(47%)
10,067
(51%)

Christian Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 652
(96%)
17,982
(92%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
1,205
(6%)
 White 7
(1%)
239
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
126
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Christian Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 444
(65%)
6,973
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 234
(35%)
12,637
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Christian Alternative School is ranked 433rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Christian Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Christian Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 498
2006 532
2007 561
2008 539
2009 567
2010 584
2011 606
2012 606
2013 586
2014 603
2015 678

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19.3
2007 17.9
2008 17
2009 18.9
2010 16.2
2011 16.4
2012 15.9
2013 17.8
2014 20.8
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46787148594378
2006 0.51503759398496
2007 0.55793226381462
2008 0.5899814471243
2009 0.62081128747795
2010 0.5958904109589
2011 0.62541254125413
2012 0.62376237623762
2013 0.6382252559727
2014 0.34162520729685
2015 0.34513274336283

Compare Christian Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.5%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Christian Alternative School
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Public KG - 08 678 20.5:1  
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Public 06 - 08 342 21.4:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 592 25.7:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 170 12:1 3 miles
Smith Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 541 30.1:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 03 132 7:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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