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.
The Family School made 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 New Mexico in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See The Family School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, The Family School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about The Family School's students and teachers. more
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Bel-Air Elementary School 0.2 miles|
|MC Kinley Middle School 0.4 miles|
|Queen Of Heaven School 0.6 miles||n/a|
|Hodgin Elementary School 0.8 miles|
|Public Academy for P 0.9 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 236
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, The Family School had 6% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New Mexico had 67% 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 (2011)
Albuquerque Public Schools District Spending
In 2011, The Family School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Albuquerque Public Schools School District
About the NMSBA
What is it?
The New Mexico Standards-Based Assessment (NMSBA) are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in reading, science and math in grades 3 through 9.
How is it Scored?
Students are scored at four levels: below beginning step, nearing proficiency, proficient or advanced. The goal is for students to score at or above the proficient level.