Alternative Safe Schools High School is located in Chicago, IL and is one of 639 schools in City Of Chicago School District 299. It is a alt. school that serves 293 students in grades 5-12.
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 Alternative Safe Schools High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Alternative Safe Schools High School had 97% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Illinois had 44% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The City of Chicago SD 299 spends $11,303 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 59% on instruction, 36% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about City of Chicago SD 299 District
In 2011, Alternative Safe Schools High School had 59 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Illinois average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.