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Wilson Alternative School

Preschool | Grades 1-12 | Santa Clara Unified
1840 Benton St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 423-3600

About This School

Wilson Alternative School is located in Santa Clara, CA and is one of 25 schools in Santa Clara Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 323 students in grades 1-12.

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 Wilson 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.

Wilson Alternative School had an API growth score of 573 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Wilson Alternative School's 2012 base score was 541 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Wilson Alternative School had 27 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

323

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

50% 50%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

32.2%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,873
per student
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