Birchtree Charter School



Birchtree Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birchtree Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 40
1 43
2 40
3 42
4 48
5 24
6 26
7 21
8 24
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birchtree Charter School is a public elementary school located in Palmer, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 308 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birchtree Charter School is the 115th largest public school in Alaska and the 40,515th largest nationally. It has 33.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 33.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,515th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 115th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 355th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 211th out of 381

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Birchtree Charter School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 157
(51%)
6,238
(48%)
 Male 151
(49%)
6,767
(52%)

Birchtree Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(66%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 75
(24%)
2,234
(17%)
 Black 12
(4%)
314
(2%)
 Asian 11
(4%)
332
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(2%)
162
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
409
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Birchtree Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 308
(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.

Birchtree Charter School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 220
2011 290
2012 308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 18.3
2011 19.1
2012 33.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Compare Birchtree Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
3,320.0% 33.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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