Paramount Charter Academy



Paramount Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paramount Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 31
2 49
3 39
4 40
5 40
6 35
7 48
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Paramount Charter Academy is a public elementary school located in Kalamazoo, MI in the Paramount Charter Academy. It enrolls 364 students in grades 1st through 12th. Paramount Charter Academy is the 967th largest public school in Michigan and the 35,657th largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,657th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 967th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 594th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 832nd out of 1,904

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Paramount Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 192
(53%)
192
(53%)
 Female 172
(47%)
172
(47%)

Paramount Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 178
(49%)
178
(49%)
 Black 104
(29%)
104
(29%)
 Two or More 42
(12%)
42
(12%)
 Hispanic 38
(10%)
38
(10%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Paramount Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 214
(59%)
214
(59%)
 Not Eligible 116
(32%)
116
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
34
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, Paramount Charter Academy is ranked 528th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paramount Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.1%) is higher than the state average of 49.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Paramount Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 907
2006 876
2007 888
2008 896
2009 693
2010 601
2011 668
2012 621
2013 547
2014 481
2015 364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 30.6
2006 22.7
2007 24.3
2008 23.6
2009 19.2
2010 17.7
2011 20.3
2012 18.3
2013 17
2014 18.5
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2425578831312
2006 0.23287671232877
2007 0.22972972972973
2008 0.33928571428571
2009 0.43290043290043
2010 0.42096505823627
2011 0.46407185628743
2012 0.51851851851852
2013 0.48994515539305
2014 0.54885654885655
2015 0.68131868131868

Compare Paramount Charter Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 68.1%
 

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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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