Big Cypress Wilderness Institute is located in Ochopee, FL and is one of 68 schools in Collier School District. It is a alt. school that serves 28 students in grades 6-12.
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.
Big Cypress Wilderness Institute did not make AYP in 2010. 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 Florida in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Big Cypress Wilderness Institute's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Big Cypress Wilderness Institute had 6% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Florida had 56% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Collier spends $9,977 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 36% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Collier District
In 2011, Big Cypress Wilderness Institute had 7 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.