Bethel Alternative Boarding School is located in Bethel, AK and is one of 28 schools in Lower Kuskokwim School District. It is a alt. school that serves 42 students in grades 8-12.
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.
Bethel Alternative Boarding School made AYP in 2009. 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 Alaska in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Bethel Alternative Boarding School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Bethel Alternative Boarding School had 81% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alaska had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.