River City Scholars Charter Academy



River City Scholars Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River City Scholars Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 59
1 81
2 94
3 69
4 75
5 59
6 65
7 52
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River City Scholars Charter Academy is a public high school of the River City Scholars Charter Academy located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 601 students in grades Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 36

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River City Scholars Charter Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 328
(55%)
328
(55%)
 Female 273
(45%)
273
(45%)

River City Scholars Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 469
(78%)
469
(78%)
 Hispanic 70
(12%)
70
(12%)
 Two or More 30
(5%)
30
(5%)
 White 27
(4%)
27
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River City Scholars Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 527
(88%)
527
(88%)
 Not Eligible 39
(6%)
39
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
35
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of River City Scholars Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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.

River City Scholars Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 290
2013 501
2014 553
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 10.4
2013 16
2014 15.4
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.91379310344828
2013 0.93413173652695
2014 0.93670886075949
2015 0.9351081530782

Compare River City Scholars Charter Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 93.5%
 

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