Burl County Alternate High School is located in Pemberton, NJ and is one of 2 high schools in Rancocas Valley Regional School District. It is a alt. school that serves 26 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Burl County Alternate High School made AYP in 2011. 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 New Jersey in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Burl County Alternate High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2010, Burl County Alternate High School had 42% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New Jersey had 32% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2010)
Rancocas Valley Regional District Spending
The Rancocas Valley Regional spends $13,385 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 54% on instruction, 43% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Rancocas Valley Regional District
In 2008, Burl County Alternate High School had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Jersey average is 11 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) is used to determine student achievement as specified in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grade 11 are assessed in language arts literacy and math.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of three levels: partially proficient, proficient, or advanced proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the HSPA in order to graduate from high school.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For New Jersey, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2010 NJ ASK Results and HSPA Results for all subjects tested.more...