Academy Charter School



Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 24
1 25
2 24
3 25
4 26
5 28
6 28
7 29
8 29
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Academy Charter School is a public elementary school located in Palmer, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 238 students in grades 1st through 12th. Academy Charter School is the 142nd largest public school in Alaska and the 45,962nd largest nationally. It has 19.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 238
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 12.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,962nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 142nd out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 324th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 176th out of 381

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Academy Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 131
(55%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 107
(45%)
6,238
(48%)

Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 194
(82%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 26
(11%)
2,234
(17%)
 Black 6
(3%)
314
(2%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
409
(3%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
162
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 238
(100%)
8,698
(67%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
603
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
3,704
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Academy Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 229
2006 228
2007 220
2008 229
2009 224
2010 231
2011 227
2012 238

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.4
2007 13
2008 15
2009 14.7
2010 14.5
2011 14.8
2012 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Compare Academy Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Academy Charter School
Palmer, AK
Public KG - 08 238 19.1:1  
Swanson Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public PK - 02 477 22.4:1 1 miles
Sherrod Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public 03 - 05 452 18.3:1 1 miles
Palmer Middle School
Palmer, AK
Public 06 - 08 605 24.3:1 2 miles
Amazing Grace Academy
Palmer, AK
Private PK - 09 73 13:1 4 miles
Pioneer Peak Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public PK - 05 364 24.3:1 5 miles
Colony Middle School
Palmer, AK
Public 06 - 08 632 29.6:1 5 miles
Butte Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public PK - 05 290 24.9:1 6 miles
Fronteras Charter School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 08 220 46.7:1 6 miles
Birchtree Charter School
Palmer, AK
Public KG - 08 308 33.2:1 6 miles
Finger Lake Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 303 20.6:1 7 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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