Academy Charter High School is located in Lake Como, NJ and is in Academy Charter High School District. It is a charter school that serves 188 students in grades 9-12.
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.
Academy Charter High 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 New Jersey in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Academy Charter High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Academy Charter High School had 58% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New Jersey had 32% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Two or More Races
Academy Charter H.S. District Spending
The Academy Charter H.S. spends $17,300 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 51% on instruction, 46% on support services, 3% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Academy Charter H.S. District
In 2011, Academy Charter High School had 11 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Jersey average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) is used to determine student achievement as specified in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grade 11 are assessed in language arts literacy and math.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of three levels: partially proficient, proficient, or advanced proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the HSPA in order to graduate from high school.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For New Jersey, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 NJ ASK Results and HSPA Results for all subjects tested.more...