Alpha Charter School



Alpha Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alpha Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 7
2 5
3 6
4 4
5 3
6 5
7 12
8 12
9 18
10 17
11 19
12 18

Alpha Charter School is a public elementary school located in Garland, TX in the Alpha Charter School District. It enrolls 127 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alpha Charter School is the 4,518th largest public school in Texas and the 51,640th largest nationally. It has 9.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 127
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,640th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,518th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 167th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,423rd out of 4,707

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Alpha Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 69
(54%)
69
(54%)
 Female 58
(46%)
58
(46%)

Alpha Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 58
(46%)
58
(46%)
 Black 44
(35%)
44
(35%)
 White 21
(17%)
21
(17%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Alpha Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 70
(55%)
70
(55%)
 Not Eligible 51
(40%)
51
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(5%)
6
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Alpha Charter School is ranked 4,223rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alpha Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 63.8%. 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.

Alpha Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 210
2006 261
2007 218
2008 219
2009 202
2010 176
2011 144
2012 127

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 22.1
2007 14.7
2008 10.7
2009 12.9
2010 9.5
2011 8
2012 9.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43333333333333
2006 0.27969348659004
2007 0.4954128440367
2008 0.63013698630137
2009 0.54950495049505
2010 0.59659090909091
2011 0.70833333333333
2012 0.59842519685039

Compare Alpha Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
980.0% 9.8:1
 
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.8%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Alpha Charter School
Garland, TX
Public KG - 12 127 9.8:1  
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Private PK - 12 321 16:1 2 miles
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Public 06 - 08 794 14.1:1 2 miles
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High Schools Elementary Schools

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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