Academy Charter School

1551 Prairie Hawk Dr, Castle Rock, CO 80104 | (303) 660-4881
  • Grades: KG-9
  • Student Enrollment: 637
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  • Mailing Address: 1551 Prairie Hawk Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80104
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 637
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 36.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 322 (50.5%)
  • Females: 315 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 9 (1.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 35 (5.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 44 (6.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Academy Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian101.6%
Black60.9%
Asian101.6%
Hispanic436.8%
White56889.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Academy Charter School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7411.6%
1st Grade7812.2%
2nd Grade8012.6%
3rd Grade7111.1%
4th Grade7511.8%
5th Grade7311.5%
6th Grade6610.4%
7th Grade578.9%
8th Grade639.9%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 69%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:28%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 7 Years
  • Average Salary: $35,329
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Academy Charter School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,48538%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,28962%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Academy Charter School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on CSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

CSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201089.0%83.5%71.0%
200978.0%81.0%69.0%
200882.0%83.0%70.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%81.6%70.0%
200989.0%84.2%73.0%
200886.0%82.0%71.0%
 
Writing Test
201070.0%62.4%51.0%
200967.0%67.2%53.0%
200859.0%62.0%50.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.0%83.5%70.0%
200990.0%86.1%71.0%
200884.0%83.0%68.0%
 
Reading Test
201084.0%78.7%65.0%
200988.0%80.2%65.0%
200870.0%79.0%66.0%
 
Writing Test
201068.0%65.0%51.0%
200967.0%66.8%51.0%
200850.0%67.0%52.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.0%80.9%65.0%
200985.0%80.5%63.0%
200879.0%81.0%65.0%
 
Reading Test
201089.0%83.3%70.0%
200980.0%83.6%69.0%
200883.0%86.0%70.0%
 
Science Test
201066.0%60.5%47.0%
200952.0%59.2%45.0%
200855.0%57.0%44.0%
 
Writing Test
201075.0%71.8%58.0%
200970.0%73.2%58.0%
200871.0%76.0%59.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.0%79.2%62.0%
200978.0%82.0%63.0%
200866.0%80.0%61.0%
 
Reading Test
201087.0%85.7%72.0%
200983.0%89.1%72.0%
200882.0%88.0%71.0%
 
Writing Test
201073.0%73.2%57.0%
200970.0%81.5%60.0%
200868.0%78.0%59.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.0%67.2%49.0%
200990.0%74.6%55.0%
200849.0%65.0%46.0%
 
Reading Test
201081.0%81.4%68.0%
200993.0%81.5%68.0%
200887.0%80.0%65.0%
 
Writing Test
201075.0%73.6%58.0%
200984.0%76.4%61.0%
200876.0%72.0%58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.0%67.6%51.0%
200973.0%66.0%50.0%
200843.0%66.0%47.0%
 
Reading Test
201098.0%79.8%68.0%
200981.0%77.3%64.0%
200867.0%82.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201079.0%59.8%48.0%
200954.0%61.2%49.0%
200834.0%59.0%46.0%
 
Writing Test
201076.0%67.5%55.0%
200975.0%65.2%52.0%
200865.0%67.0%52.0%
 
Source: CO Department of Education 2009-2010

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