Tallapoosa County Alternative School is located in Dadeville, AL and is one of 7 schools in Tallapoosa County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 15 students in grades 6-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Tallapoosa County Alternative School did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alabama in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Tallapoosa County Alternative School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Tallapoosa County Alternative School had 60% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alabama had 53% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Tallapoosa County District Spending
The Tallapoosa County spends $9,647 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 32% on support services, 8% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Tallapoosa County District
In 2011, Tallapoosa County Alternative School had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.