School info: 900 Edgewood Drive / Maumelle, AR 72113
School Type: Open Enrollment
Director: Dr. Mona Briggs
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
School Size: 274 (grades 3-8), 129 (grades 9-12) (2007-08)
Student-Teacher Ratio: 12.3 for HS, 9.8 for MS
Percent of Teachers with a Master’s degree: For grades 3-8: 36%; for grades 9-12: 0%
Percent of Certified Teachers: For grades 3-8: 100%; for grades 9-12: 94%
Percent of Students Eligible for FRL: N/A
Mission Statement: Academics Plus Charter School is an open enrollment, public school of choice. The mission of Academics Plus Charter School is to provide an academically rigorous college preparatory program for all students. We believe that all children can learn when challenged by high expectations. We believe that the School and parents should work together to provide the best possible education for all students. We believe that attitude, behavior, effort and attendance, as well as ability, determine academic success.
Arts Programs: Visual arts, music
Sports Programs: Basketball, Cheerleading, Track, Wrestling, Girls’ Volleyball
Clubs: Student Council, Science Club, Chess Club, Beta Club, Spanish Club
Arkansas Department of Education. Available at arkansased.org/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).The Nation Office for Research on Measurement and Evaluation Systems. Available at http://normes.uark.edu/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).
The National Center for Education Statistics. Available at nces.ed.gov/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).