Cardinal Academy

Cardinal Academy serves 44 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Cardinal Academy's student population of 44 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
44 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cardinal Academy is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
17:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
36%
19%
Black
14%
1%
White
45%
74%
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score
0.65
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Cardinal Academy will provide an academic program in a supportive environment where students are prepared for parenthood, college, career and life. Cardinal Academy Public Charter High School is a high school and specialty program of opportunity focusing on pregnant and parenting teens and young adults, females and males, ages 14 to 21, grades 9 through 12. The school is founded by veteran academic and career counselor, Emily Bergstrom, and veteran educator, Deborah Hedden-Nicely, who have almost 30 years combined experience with pregnant and parenting teens and young adults in Boise. The founders will take a comprehensive approach of educating the whole person by providing students with a strong and relevant educational experienceandpartnering with The Salvation Army, Boise Corps and other community partners, to provide on-campus wrap-around services necessary to support pregnant and parenting students staying in school. This will enable students to continue to pursue the completion of a high school education through graduation and beyond.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Cardinal Academy?
44 students attend Cardinal Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Cardinal Academy students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cardinal Academy?
Cardinal Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Cardinal Academy offer ?
Cardinal Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Cardinal Academy part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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