Fireweed Academy

  • Fireweed Academy serves 105 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

School Overview

  • Fireweed Academy's student population of 105 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fireweed Academy's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fireweed Academy is 0.36, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
35%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Asian
n/a
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
79%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
11%
11%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fireweed Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.360.71
This chart display the diversity score of Fireweed Academy and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fireweed Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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