Student Body Profile

The founding student body of Alma del Mar Charter School is representative of the geographic, racial, and socioeconomic diversity of New Bedford.


Currently, 24% of scholars at Alma del Mar receive special education services. We serve children with autism, epilepsy, ADHD, specific learning disabilities, seizure disorders, dyslexia and dysgraphia. 13% of our scholars are English Language Learners. All learners are fully included in a general education classroom.

  Alma del Mar New Bedford District Massachusetts
Special Education 16% 21% 17%
Economically Disadvantaged 58.4% 67.4% 32%
English Language Learners 22% 29.8% 10.2%

Geographic Distribution of Alma del Mar families: