PROFICIENCY n/a equal to state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Santa Cruz City High
56%Santa Cruz

Alternative Family Education is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Cruz City High" in Santa Cruz, CA. There are a total of 166 students and 5 teachers at Alternative Family Education, for a student to teacher ratio of 32 to 1. There are a total of 22 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Alternative Family Education has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is equal to the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio32:1
Free lunch22
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Alternative Family Education, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Alternative Family Education race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 80.6% 52.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 1.7% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 7.9% 2.9% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.2% 37.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 6.1% 4.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Santa Cruz demographics profile

StatisticSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,96923291
Median age28.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)31%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish14%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Cruz

IndexSanta CruzCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college80.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors51.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters22.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Alternative Family Education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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