Kanawha County Schools Academy is located in Charleston, WV and is one of 12 high schools in Kanawha County Schools School District. It is a alt. school that serves 133 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Kanawha County Schools Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Kanawha County Schools Academy had 40% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. West Virginia had 51% 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)
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Kanawha County Schools District Spending
The Kanawha County Schools spends $10,186 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 61% on instruction, 32% on support services, 7% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Kanawha County Schools District
In 2011, Kanawha County Schools Academy had 7 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The West Virginia average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.