Eagle Academy Charter School is located in Eagle River, AK and is one of 70 elementary schools in Anchorage School District. It is a charter school that serves 161 students in grades K-6.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Eagle Academy Charter School made AYP in 2009. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Alaska in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Eagle Academy Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Eagle Academy Charter School had 0% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Alaska had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Anchorage School District spends $12,894 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 57% on instruction, 41% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Anchorage School District District
In 2011, Eagle Academy Charter School had 18 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Alaska average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.