Paterson Acad of Creative Education is located in Montgomery, AL and is one of 62 schools in Montgomery County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 184 students in grades 7-12.
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.
Paterson Acad of Creative Education made 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 Paterson Acad of Creative Education's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Paterson Acad of Creative Education had 88% 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)
Montgomery County District Spending
The Montgomery County spends $8,707 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 37% on support services, 7% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Montgomery County District
In 2011, Paterson Acad of Creative Education had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alabama average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Alabama, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) Results and Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) Results for all subjects tested.more...