Jackson Alternative School



Jackson Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jackson Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 0
2 6
3 3
4 2
5 3
6 11
7 14
8 15
9 25
10 8
11 7
12 4

Jackson Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Marianna, FL in the Jackson School District. It enrolls 99 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jackson Alternative School is the 2,152nd largest public school in Florida and the 52,923rd largest nationally. It has 7.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 99
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 52,923rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 2,152nd out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 78th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 2,036th out of 2,205

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Jackson Alternative School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 59
(60%)
3,014
(52%)
 Female 40
(40%)
2,771
(48%)

Jackson Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 52
(53%)
3,433
(59%)
 Black 35
(35%)
1,807
(31%)
 Two or More 8
(8%)
298
(5%)
 Hispanic 4
(4%)
194
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Jackson Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 80
(81%)
3,426
(59%)
 Not Eligible 12
(12%)
1,909
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(7%)
450
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Jackson Alternative School is ranked 2,023rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jackson Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.9%) is significantly 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.

Jackson Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2006 111
2007 113
2008 101
2009 142
2010 143
2011 100
2012 99

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2006 8.5
2007 8.1
2008 6.2
2009 9.5
2010 9.5
2011 6.7
2012 7.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2006 0.67567567567568
2007 0.78761061946903
2008 0.8019801980198
2009 0.83098591549296
2010 0.75524475524476
2011 0.81
2012 0.87878787878788

Compare Jackson Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
710.0% 7.1:1
 
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 87.9%
 

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Jackson Alternative School
Marianna, FL
Public PK - 12 99 7.1:1  
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Public 06 - 08 678 15.8:1 1 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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