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Vanguard Charter Academy

Vanguard Charter Academy is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
Institution Type: Public Setting: Small City

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Overview

Overview

Vanguard Charter Academy says

Founded on academic excellence, moral focus, parental partnership, and student responsibility, we are a school like no other – one that can lead to a lifetime of success. We set high standards, focus on real-world skills, problem solving, and how to be a good citizen. Our exceptional teachers meet students at their ability level and challenge them to go beyond. Our students also draft a social contract that reinforces their commitment to their school, their teacher, and each other.

Curriculum

Devoted to academic excellence. Students are taught to master the basic skills. Strong focus on curriculum and parental involvement.

Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Academics

Academics

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP for Reading was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Met for the year 2012.

AYP was Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 733
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 103
1 84
2 79
3 79
4 79
5 78
6 80
7 78
8 73

Vanguard Charter Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Vanguard Charter Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 21 : 1
Gender 54% Male / 46% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Socioeconomic Diversity

49% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Vanguard Charter Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 72%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 15%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Principal Mark DeJong

Extracurriculars

Vanguard Honor Society, Community Service, Drama, Band, Choir, Book Club, Girls on the Run, Kids on the Run. Athletics: Basketball (boys and girls), Soccer (boys and girls), Cross Country (boys and girls), Volleyball (girls), Cheerleading (girls).
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