Alternative High School is located in Hobbs, NM and is one of 3 high schools in Hobbs Municipal Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves 108 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.
Alternative 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 Alternative High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2006)
In 2006, Alternative High School had 0% 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 Hobbs Municipal Schools spends $8,011 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 33% on support services, 6% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Hobbs Municipal Schools District
In 2006, Alternative High School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Mexico average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.