Central Academy (alternative)



Central Academy (alternative) Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Central Academy (alternative) Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 37
10 48
11 38
12 43

Central Academy (alternative) is a public high school of the Meridian Joint School District located in Meridian, ID. It has 166 students in grades 9th through 12th. Central Academy (alternative) is the 143rd largest public high school in Idaho and the 18,069th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 166
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.58

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Central Academy (alternative) Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 86
(52%)
6,135
(52%)
 Female 80
(48%)
5,705
(48%)

Central Academy (alternative) Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 145
(87%)
9,971
(84%)
 Hispanic 13
(8%)
969
(8%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
328
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
167
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
51
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
278
(2%)

Central Academy (alternative) Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 81
(49%)
8,778
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 68
(41%)
2,486
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(10%)
576
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Central Academy (alternative) is ranked 137th out of 0 ranked schools in Idaho, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Central Academy (alternative) students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Central Academy (alternative) Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 152
2006 147
2007 148
2008 150
2009 143
2010 152
2011 134
2012 166

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 11.6
2007 11.4
2008 13.9
2009 11
2010 11.3
2011 10.4
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20394736842105
2006 0.28571428571429
2007 0.33108108108108
2008 0.40666666666667
2009 0.41258741258741
2010 0.50657894736842
2011 0.58208955223881
2012 0.51204819277108

Compare Central Academy (alternative) to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,729.4% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.2%
 

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Central Academy (alternative)
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Public 09 - 12 166 12.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 740 13:1 4 miles
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