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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Expo Alternative Learning Center is a public, alternative school located in Waterloo, IA. It has 483 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 37% in reading.
Address
1410 Independence Ave
Waterloo, IA 50703
Telephone
(319) 433-1930
Website

Expo Alternative Learning Center Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
37%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
27%
Average SAT
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$44,146
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$685
National
$949
Median Home Value
$106,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
483
Free or Reduced Lunch
71%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,032
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,837/ year
National
$12,239
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2 reviews
The school is an alternative route for graduation for students either seeking a faster track to their diploma or who have found themselves unable to participate in the public school system (e.g. because of homelessness, pregnancy, conduct problems).
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It got the job done even though i was there for a short period of time i could see that the only goal there was get in and get out approach to education.