Grandfather Academy



Grandfather Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Grandfather Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 1
7 3
8 4
9 11
10 7
11 7
12 0

Grandfather Academy is a public high school of the Grandfather Academy located in Banner Elk, NC. It has 34 students in grades 1st through 12th. Grandfather Academy is the 605th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 23,438th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.7 to 1.

Total Students: 34
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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Grandfather Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 19
(56%)
19
(56%)
 Female 15
(44%)
15
(44%)

Grandfather Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 23
(68%)
23
(68%)
 Black 8
(24%)
8
(24%)
 Asian 1
(3%)
1
(3%)
 Hispanic 1
(3%)
1
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(3%)
1
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Grandfather Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 26
(76%)
26
(76%)
 Not Eligible 8
(24%)
8
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Grandfather Academy is ranked 580th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Grandfather Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Grandfather Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 39
2006 35
2007 32
2008 41
2009 36
2010 18
2011 34
2012 34

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 N/A
2007 4
2008 5.1
2009 4.5
2010 3.6
2011 4.9
2012 5.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.91176470588235
2012 0.76470588235294

Compare Grandfather Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
570.0% 5.7:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.5%
 

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