Pace Alternative High School is located in Tucson, AZ and is one of 27 high schools in Tucson Unified District. It is a alt. school that serves 29 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Pace Alternative High 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 Arizona in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Pace Alternative High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Pace Alternative High School had 66% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Arizona had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Tucson Unified District spends $8,254 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 52% on instruction, 43% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Tucson Unified District District
In 2011, Pace Alternative High School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Arizona average is 21 students per full-time equivalent teacher.