Alpha Charter School



Alpha Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alpha Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 3
1 3
2 3
3 1
4 4
5 2
6 7
7 5
8 4
9 29
10 26
11 22
12 23

Alpha Charter School is a public elementary school located in Garland, TX in the Alpha Charter School District. It enrolls 132 students in grades 1st through 12th. Alpha Charter School is the 4,605th largest public school in Texas and the 51,731st largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 132
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,731st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 4,605th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 283rd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,562nd out of 4,778

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Alpha Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 68
(52%)
68
(52%)
 Male 64
(48%)
64
(48%)

Alpha Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 63
(48%)
63
(48%)
 Black 41
(31%)
41
(31%)
 White 20
(15%)
20
(15%)
 Two or More 5
(4%)
5
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
2
(2%)
 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 120
(91%)
120
(91%)
 Not Eligible 9
(7%)
9
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Alpha Charter School is ranked 3,923rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alpha Charter School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

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
2013 116
2014 157
2015 132

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
2013 13.3
2014 16.7
2015 11

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
2013 0.60344827586207
2014 0.85350318471338
2015 0.93181818181818

Compare Alpha Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 93.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Alpha Charter School
Garland, TX
Public KG - 12 132 11:1  
Freeman Elementary
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Public PK - 05 348 13.2:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 207 10:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 439 13.6:1 2 miles
Weaver Elementary
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Public PK - 05 563 17.1:1 2 miles
Garland Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 323 13:1 2 miles
Sellers Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 815 15.7:1 2 miles
Golden Meadows Elementary
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Public PK - 05 562 15.9:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 497 15.8:1 2 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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