Juvenile Det. Center is located in Gallup, NM and is one of 38 schools in Gallup-mckinley Cty Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves 18 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. See Juvenile Det. Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2006)
In 2006, Juvenile Det. Center 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.
The Gallup-McKinley CTY Schools spends $10,199 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 39% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Gallup-McKinley CTY Schools District
In 2006, Juvenile Det. Center had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.