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801 E Arctic Ave

Palmer, AK 99645

(907) 746-2358

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 238

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Academy Charter School

My son has completed 3 years with Academy Charter and we could not be happier. The teachers are all amazing and the principal is phenomenal. We really feel like the "open door policy" is genuine at this school. Any time we have ever had a concern, we were able to discuss it with his teacher or principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/14

This school is more traditional in its model then some in terms of a step-up approach but unique in the number of opportunities and options afforded to students inside and outside the classroom. The school values all subjects though some are covered less than others because of time constraints. Core ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/16/14

Academy's science and math instruction is the top in the state of Alaska. Hands on experiments, indepth learning, and opportunities to really challenge the student to think are just a few of the ways the teachers help students master scientific and mathematical thinking! My kids are so fortunate to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/27/11

Academy's staff are dedicated to maximizing student learning! Staff collaborate and work as a team to create an environment that is conducive to learning. Staff work closely with parents and see parents as partners in education. Academy's staff are dedicated to being the best. The best in instruction! ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/27/11

Academy is a great learning enviroment! The staff from the teachers to the principal really care about their students.

Posted by a other on 06/17/10

I have been a student at Academy Charter since Kindergarten and graduated from eighth grade this May. No school in the Valley could have prepared me better for not only high school, but for life. Because the classroom sizes range from about 22-28 per grade, as a student you develop strong relationships ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/15/10

My daughter attended Academy Charter school K-8th grade. She is now a junior in highschool. Academy set a solid foundation for her school career. My son is now in 8th grade and he has also attended since kindergarten. When my son started falling behind, the staff noticed immidiately and intervened. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/08

This is the best school ever. I can't believe it. Wonderful teachers, great students, and wonderful school. I love this school and you should come and see it!

Posted by a student on 01/13/06

My son attends Academy Charter. As far as my husband and I are concerned it is the best school in the Mat-Valley and possibly the whole state of Alaska. We feel very privledged and lucky (children are chosen thru lottery selection) to have our son going to such an excellent school.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/04

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Test scores for Academy Charter School

SBA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Academy Charter School
Matanuska-susitna Borough School District
* In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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Palmer schools — Academy Charter School is located at 801 E Arctic Ave, Palmer AK 99645. 801 E Arctic Ave is in the 99645 ZIP code in Palmer, AK The school district for Academy Charter School is the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District. Academy Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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