American Charter Academy



American Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

American Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 13
3 13
4 7
5 10
6 18
7 26
8 31
9 17
10 11
11 18
12 21

American Charter Academy is a public elementary school located in Wasilla, AK in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. It enrolls 185 students in grades 1st through 12th. American Charter Academy is the 174th largest public school in Alaska and the 48,854th largest nationally. It has 41.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 185
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 41.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,854th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 174th out of 383
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 358th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 275th out of 381

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American Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 101
(55%)
6,767
(52%)
 Female 84
(45%)
6,238
(48%)

American Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 140
(76%)
9,549
(73%)
 American Indian 40
(22%)
2,234
(17%)
 Black 2
(1%)
314
(2%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
409
(3%)
 Asian 1
(1%)
332
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
162
(1%)

American Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 94
(51%)
8,698
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 82
(44%)
3,704
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(5%)
603
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 307 ranked schools in Alaska, American Charter Academy is ranked 163rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of American Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

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.

American Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 201
2006 194
2007 205
2008 180
2009 196
2010 191
2011 212
2012 185

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 20.2
2007 25.6
2008 18.4
2009 20
2010 16.3
2011 15.2
2012 41.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55223880597015
2006 0.54123711340206
2007 0.54146341463415
2008 0.51111111111111
2009 0.51530612244898
2010 0.52879581151832
2011 0.55660377358491
2012 0.49189189189189

Compare American Charter Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,626.9% 16.3:1
 
4,160.0% 41.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.2%
 
State Average 51.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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