Project Excel Alternative School is located in Milwaukee, WI and is one of 207 schools in Milwaukee School District. It is a alt. school that serves 12 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.
Project Excel Alternative School did not make AYP in 2011. 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 Wisconsin in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Project Excel Alternative School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Project Excel Alternative School had 75% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Wisconsin had 39% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Milwaukee spends $13,982 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 39% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Milwaukee District
In 2011, Project Excel Alternative School had 6 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Wisconsin average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For Wisconsin, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination - Criterion-Referenced Tests Results for all subjects tested.more...