Scavo Alternative High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Des Moines Independent Comm School District" in Des Moines, IA. There are a total of 359 students and 31 teachers at Scavo Alternative High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 309 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.
Scavo Alternative High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 52% lower than the Iowa average.
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Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Scavo Alternative High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.
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|Hispanic or Latino||18.3%||23.9%||9.7%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||1.5%||0.5%||0.5%||1.2%|
|Walnut Street School||70%||0.7||Des Moines, IA|
|Edmunds Fine Arts Academy||45%||0.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Ruby Van Meter School||13%||0.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Smouse Opportunity School||40%||0.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Downtown School||90%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Callanan Middle School||58%||1.0||Des Moines, IA|
|Greenwood Elementary School||77%||1.3||Des Moines, IA|
|King Elementary School||40%||1.5||Des Moines, IA|
|Lincoln High School||67%||1.6||Des Moines, IA|
|Moulton Elementary School||47%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Hubbell Elementary||76%||1.8||Des Moines, IA|
|Carver Elementary||52%||1.9||Des Moines, IA|
|Population density (sq mi)||2,407||55||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||49%||60%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||82.6%||89.2%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||81.4%||87.7%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||56.8%||59.8%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||34.8%||38.4%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.5%||2.7%||3.3%|