Accountability rating (2018-2019)

Not rated

Austin ISD: B

Total students

89

Avg. teacher experience

5 years

Austin ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

Austin ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

Alternative Learning Center is an elementary/secondary school in Austin, TX, in the Austin ISD school district. As of the 2019-2020 school year, it had 89 students. The school received an accountability rating of Not rated. 100% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 20.2% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $51,664, which is $5,427 less than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

900 Neal St
Austin, TX 78702-2408

Office phone number

(512) 414-2554

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Alternative Learning Center are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 13. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 13.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

89

African American

14 (15.7%)

Austin ISD: 6.9%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 4.6%

Hispanic

60 (67.4%)

Austin ISD: 55.3%

Statewide: 52.8%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14 (15.7%)

Austin ISD: 29.8%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

1 (1.1%)

Austin ISD: 3.4%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

15.7%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

67.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

15.7%

Two or more races

1.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

100 %

Austin ISD: 49.5%

Statewide: 50.6%

Economically disadvantaged

76.4 %

Austin ISD: 53%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

23.6 %

Austin ISD: 28.2%

Statewide: 20.3%

At-risk students

100.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

76.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

23.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2019-2020 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

20.2 %

Austin ISD: 31%

Statewide: 20.6%

Career and Technical

27 %

Austin ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 27.6%

Gifted and Talented

4.5 %

Austin ISD: 10.9%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

21.3 %

Austin ISD: 12.8%

Statewide: 10.5%

Bilingual/ESL

20.2%

Career and technical

27.0%

Gifted and talented

4.5%

Special education

21.3%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2019-2020 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year.

Overall

Not rated

Austin ISD: B

Student achievement

Not rated

Austin ISD: B

School progress

Not rated

Austin ISD: B

Closing the gaps

Not rated

Austin ISD: B

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2020 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2015-2016 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2020. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

N/A

Austin ISD: 94.5%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Austin ISD: 92.9%

Statewide: 86.2%

American Indian

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 87.3%

Asian

N/A

Austin ISD: 95.2%

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

N/A

Austin ISD: 93.4%

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88%

White

N/A

Austin ISD: 96.7%

Statewide: 93.7%

Two or more races

N/A

Austin ISD: 97.2%

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

N/A

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

N/A

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2018-2019 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

Masked

Austin ISD: 4.3%

Statewide: 2.5%

African American

0 %

Austin ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 3%

Asian

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.6%

Hispanic

0 %

Austin ISD: 1%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

Masked

Austin ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.1%

White

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2018-2019 school year.

All students

Masked

Austin ISD: 32.1%

Statewide: 25.2%

African American

N/A

Austin ISD: 11.3%

Statewide: 16.2%

American Indian

N/A

Austin ISD: 30%

Statewide: 19.4%

Asian

N/A

Austin ISD: 60.7%

Statewide: 60.5%

Hispanic

N/A

Austin ISD: 23.2%

Statewide: 23%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: 33.3%

Statewide: 21.2%

White

Masked

Austin ISD: 47.6%

Statewide: 27%

Two or more races

N/A

Austin ISD: 39.3%

Statewide: 28.4%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2018-2019 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

Masked

Austin ISD: 68.7%

Statewide: 51%

African American

N/A

Austin ISD: 42.2%

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 53.5%

Asian

N/A

Austin ISD: 84.3%

Statewide: 75.1%

Hispanic

N/A

Austin ISD: 50%

Statewide: 39.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Austin ISD: Masked

Statewide: 48.6%

White

Masked

Austin ISD: 81.9%

Statewide: 64.5%

Two or more races

N/A

Austin ISD: 84.5%

Statewide: 64.3%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2019, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

Masked

Austin ISD: 1126

Statewide: 1027

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2019. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

N/A

Austin ISD: 23.5

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2019.

Reading

N/A

Austin ISD: 82.3%

Statewide: 60.7%

Math

N/A

Austin ISD: 79.2%

Statewide: 48.6%

Reading + Math

N/A

Austin ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 44.2%

Reading

N/A

Math

N/A

Reading + Math

N/A

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

20.2

African American

1 (5%)

Austin ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 10.8%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (5%)

Austin ISD: 2.6%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

4 (19.8%)

Austin ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 28.1%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

14.2 (70.2%)

Austin ISD: 57%

Statewide: 57.7%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 1.3%

Bachelor's

16.2 (80.2%)

Austin ISD: 80.5%

Statewide: 73.4%

Master's

4 (19.8%)

Austin ISD: 18.5%

Statewide: 24.5%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Austin ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2019-2020.

Students per teacher

4.4

Austin ISD: 14.7

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2019-2020 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

5 years

Austin ISD: 10 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$51,664

Austin ISD: $54,707

Statewide: $57,091

Beginner

$50,886

Austin ISD: $51,427

Statewide: $49,868

1 to 5 years

$52,463

Austin ISD: $52,651

Statewide: $52,823

6 to 10 years

$40,190

Austin ISD: $53,549

Statewide: $55,756

11 to 20 years

$55,182

Austin ISD: $54,894

Statewide: $59,308

20+ years

$60,244

Austin ISD: $62,615

Statewide: $65,449

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