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Alder Grange School
Calder Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 8HW
Alder Grange School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Lancashire). It has about 830 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In March 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils and Attendance.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community.
Destinations: Above average. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both quite high.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is poor, progress is poor and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
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