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Pomona Alternative School

Preschool | Grades 8-12 | Pomona Unified
1530 West Second St
Pomona, CA 91766
(909) 397-5000

About This School

Pomona Alternative School is located in Pomona, CA and is one of 47 schools in Pomona Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 30 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. See Pomona Alternative School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Pomona Alternative School had an API growth score of 288 in 2011. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Pomona Alternative School's 2011 base score was 347 and the school did not meet its 2011 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Pomona Alternative School had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

30

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

27% 73%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

76.7%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$10,612
per student
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