Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative) Elementary School is located in Petaluma, CA and is one of 8 elementary schools in Petaluma City Elementary School District. It is a alt. school that serves 3 students in grades 1-6.
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. See Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative) Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2009)
In 2009, Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative) Elementary School had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. California 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.
The Petaluma City Elementary spends $31,185 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 34% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Petaluma City Elementary District
In 2010, Valley Oaks Elementary (Alternative) Elementary School had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.