Academy Charter School



Academy Charter School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy Charter School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 26
1 26
2 23
3 26
4 28
5 28
6 24
7 30
8 30
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 241 students in grades 1st through 12th. Academy Charter School is the 142nd largest public school in Alaska and the 46,100th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 241
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.57
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,100th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alaska: 142nd out of 381
Student/Teacher Rank in Alaska: 236th out of 380
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alaska: 144th out of 380

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Academy Charter School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 126
(52%)
7,479
(53%)
 Female 115
(48%)
6,728
(47%)

Academy Charter School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 198
(82%)
10,307
(73%)
 American Indian 20
(8%)
2,100
(15%)
 Hispanic 13
(5%)
357
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
748
(5%)
 Black 2
(1%)
238
(2%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
276
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
181
(1%)

Academy Charter School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 241
(100%)
9,368
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
716
(5%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,123
(29%)
* 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
2013 235
2014 234
2015 241

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
2013 14.2
2014 13.9
2015 15.5

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
2013 N/A
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Compare Academy Charter School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.0%
 
State Average 54.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Academy Charter School
Palmer, AK
Public KG - 08 241 15.5:1  
Palmer Middle School
Palmer, AK
Public 06 - 08 608 19.3:1 1 miles
Swanson Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public PK - 02 439 16.3:1 1 miles
Sherrod Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public 03 - 05 444 17.1:1 1 miles
Amazing Grace Academy
Palmer, AK
Private PK - 12 95 13:1 3 miles
Colony Middle School
Palmer, AK
Public 06 - 08 728 19.8:1 4 miles
Pioneer Peak Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public KG - 05 423 16:1 5 miles
Fronteras Charter School
Wasilla, AK
Public KG - 08 249 19:1 6 miles
Butte Elementary
Palmer, AK
Public PK - 05 303 15.2:1 6 miles
Birchtree Charter School
Palmer, AK
Public KG - 08 388 15.3:1 6 miles
Finger Lake Elementary
Wasilla, AK
Public PK - 05 340 16:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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