American Charter Academy
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About American Charter Academy
American Charter Academy is a unique educational institution that offers students a unique learning experience. It is a public charter school, which means it is funded by the state, but is independently operated by its own board of directors. The school offers a college preparatory curriculum for students in grades K-12.
At American Charter Academy, students are encouraged to take ownership of their education. The school provides a challenging and engaging learning environment that allows students to explore their interests and develop their skills. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for college and beyond. The school also offers a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, including sports, art, music, and more.
American Charter Academy is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for its students. The school has a strong emphasis on character development and provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in life. The school also has a strong commitment to the community and works to build partnerships with local organizations and businesses.
American Charter Academy is a great choice for families looking for an alternative to traditional public schools. With its college preparatory curriculum, extracurricular activities, and commitment to character development, American Charter Academy provides a unique learning experience that can help students reach their full potential.
7362 W Parks Hwy #725
Wasilla, AK 99623
K – 12
Overview American Charter Academy
American Charter Academy serves 171 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
American Charter Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on American Charter Academy
American Charter Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of American Charter Academy is 0.32, 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.