Anser Charter School is located in Boise, ID and is one of 53 schools in Boise Independent District. It is a charter school that serves 360 students in grades PK-8.
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.
Anser 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 Idaho in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Anser Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Anser Charter School had 14% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Idaho had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Boise Independent District spends $8,638 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 63% on instruction, 33% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Boise Independent District District
In 2011, Anser Charter School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Idaho average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.