801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Academy Charter School serves 253 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Academy Charter School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Top Rankings

Academy Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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School Overview

Academy Charter School's student population of 253 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
253 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 1% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy Charter School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#4 out of 461 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
22%
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
77%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
12%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 253 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.39

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