Cope Alternative School



Cope Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Cope Alternative School is a public elementary school located in Murphysboro, IL in the Jackson/Perry Roe School District. It enrolls 17 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 17
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 2

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Cope Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 13
(76%)
13
(76%)
 Female 4
(24%)
4
(24%)

Cope Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 8
(47%)
8
(47%)
 White 7
(41%)
7
(41%)
 Two or More 2
(12%)
2
(12%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Cope Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(82%)
14
(82%)
 Not Eligible 3
(18%)
3
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Cope Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.4%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Cope Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 8
2006 10
2007 10
2008 0
2009 0
2010 5
2011 11
2012 17

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4
2006 3.3
2007 5
2008 N/A
2009 0
2010 2.5
2011 5.5
2012 8.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.72727272727273
2012 0.82352941176471

Compare Cope Alternative School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
850.0% 8.5:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.4%
 

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Cope Alternative School
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Public 06 - 12 17 8.5:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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