7362 W Parks Hwy #725
Wasilla, AK 99623
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
American Charter Academy serves 171 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
American Charter Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 75-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

American Charter Academy's student population of 171 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
171 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

American Charter Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 American Charter Academy is 0.32, 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
#6 out of 461 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
3%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
1%
3%
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White
82%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
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Two or more races
7%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Graduation Rate
(16-17)
≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Charter Academy's ranking?

American Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% AK state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% AK state average).

What is the graduation rate of American Charter Academy?

The graduation rate of American Charter Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Alaska state average of 78%.

How many students attend American Charter Academy?

171 students attend American Charter Academy.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

82% of American Charter Academy students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of American Charter Academy?

American Charter Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 13:1.

What grades does American Charter Academy offer ?

American Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 171 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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