Vista Charter Academy



Vista Charter Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Charter Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 105
1 86
2 86
3 87
4 86
5 77
6 88
7 73
8 75
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Vista Charter Academy is a public high school of the Vista Charter Academy located in Grand Rapids, MI. It has 763 students in grades Kindergarten through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.1 to 1.

Total Students: 763
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 38

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Vista Charter Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 385
(50%)
385
(50%)
 Male 378
(50%)
378
(50%)

Vista Charter Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 471
(62%)
471
(62%)
 Black 197
(26%)
197
(26%)
 White 55
(7%)
55
(7%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
25
(3%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Vista Charter Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 606
(79%)
606
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(12%)
92
(12%)
 Not Eligible 65
(9%)
65
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Vista Charter Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.5%) 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.

Vista Charter Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 660
2006 567
2007 691
2008 687
2009 722
2010 726
2011 713
2012 718
2013 745
2014 760
2015 763

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 15.6
2007 26.3
2008 16.8
2009 18.3
2010 22
2011 21.3
2012 17.5
2013 19.1
2014 20.5
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54242424242424
2006 0.77248677248677
2007 0.73950795947902
2008 0.83697234352256
2009 0.84210526315789
2010 0.83057851239669
2011 0.835904628331
2012 0.86908077994429
2013 0.86577181208054
2014 0.89473684210526
2015 0.91480996068152

Compare Vista Charter Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 91.5%
 

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