Achievement Academy Charter School

42 South Dove St, Albany, NY 12202 | (518) 533-1601
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Student Enrollment: 237
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3 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 42 S Dove St, Albany, NY 12202
  • Principal or Admin: O'rita Swan
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 237
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 104 (43.9%)
  • Females: 117 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 16 (6.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 189 (79.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 205 (86.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Achievement Academy Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black19080.2%
Asian10.4%
Hispanic2611.0%
White41.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Achievement Academy Charter School
  Number Percent
5th Grade2711.4%
6th Grade5924.9%
7th Grade8736.7%
8th Grade6427.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
34.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate: 29.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 29.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification: 29.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 33.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience: 35.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.: 12.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Achievement Academy Charter School

  • Reviewed by Student on July 05, 2011
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i went to Achievement Academy Last year. it is a great school to send your child to. i think that they have helped me develop. the teachers dont have any problems calling you for the little things. i guess that's good.

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