Princeton Alternative School



Princeton Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Princeton Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 36
1 43
2 39
3 40
4 43
5 36
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Princeton Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Birmingham, AL in the Birmingham City School District. It enrolls 255 students in grades 1st through 12th. Princeton Alternative School is the 678th largest public school in Alabama and the 45,110th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 255
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,110th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 678th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 464th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 699th out of 782

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Princeton Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 136
(53%)
9,543
(49%)
 Male 119
(47%)
10,067
(51%)

Princeton Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 251
(98%)
17,982
(92%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
126
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1,205
(6%)
 White 0
(0%)
239
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Princeton Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 181
(71%)
6,973
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(29%)
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, Princeton Alternative School is ranked 743rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Princeton Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.0%) 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.

Princeton Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 231
2006 225
2007 225
2008 225
2009 229
2010 229
2011 229
2012 241
2013 237
2014 240
2015 255

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 15.5
2007 14.6
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 15.3
2011 14.3
2012 13.4
2013 13.9
2014 16.6
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51515151515152
2006 0.56888888888889
2007 0.56
2008 0.54666666666667
2009 0.57205240174672
2010 0.41484716157205
2011 0.61135371179039
2012 0.61825726141079
2013 0.56540084388186
2014 0.33333333333333
2015 0.29019607843137

Compare Princeton Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.0%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 255 17.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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