Ace Alternative Complex Education High School is located in Hatch, NM and is one of 2 high schools in Hatch Valley Public Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves 34 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.
Ace Alternative Complex Education High School made AYP in 2007. 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 Ace Alternative Complex Education High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2006)
In 2006, Ace Alternative Complex Education High School had 91% 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 Hatch Valley Public Schools spends $10,660 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 52% on instruction, 43% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Hatch Valley Public Schools District
In 2006, Ace Alternative Complex Education High School had 9 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.