Aberdeen Alternative - 12 School is located in Aberdeen, SD and is one of 10 schools in Aberdeen School District 06-1. It is a alt. school that serves 3 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.
Aberdeen Alternative - 12 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 South Dakota in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Aberdeen Alternative - 12 School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Aberdeen Alternative - 12 School had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. South Dakota had 37% 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)
Aberdeen School District 06-1 District Spending
The Aberdeen School District 06-1 spends $7,337 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 60% on instruction, 35% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Aberdeen School District 06-1 District
In 2010, Aberdeen Alternative - 12 School had 2 students for every full-time equivalent teacher.