About This School
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 John B. Allard 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.
John B. Allard School had an API growth score of 471 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. John B. Allard School's 2012 base score was 428 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, John B. Allard School had 29 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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John B. Allard School Reviews
Bad experiences and scary behavior by staff
This program is scary and we were definitely disappointed in the way they treated our children. Drugs were out of control on this campus. Administration was ineffective is dealing with the issues. Run from this school.
Awesome school, good teachers, but the scores are BS.