$800,000 FEDERAL GRANT AWARDED TO ANSER CHARTER SCHOOL Garden City, ID – (April 14, 2020) Anser Charter School was one of two public charter schools chosen to receive part of $1.6 million in grant funding from the Federal Charter School Program. A panel of third-party reviewers evaluated applications and awarded a grant of $800,000 to […]
Request to Transfer Anser’s Charter Petition to the Idaho Public Charter School Commission Unanimously Approved
Anser’s Request to Transfer our Charter Petition to the Idaho Public Charter School Commission was unanimously approved on Thursday February 13th, 2020. Anser Board President Nichoel Baird Spencer said, “We thank Boise School District for being our original authorizers, and for our positive relationship for 20 years. We appreciated their support as we grew to […]
Anser is one of the 17 schools that will receive funding from the JA and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation for a three year pilot program to assess the impact of full day kindergarten on academic outcomes. We are in the preliminary stages of planning this opportunity in the play based, developmental approach that is true […]
Anser Charter School Community Board Moves Forward with Growth Plans with Transition to Idaho Public Charter School Commission
Anser Charter School Community Board Moves Forward with Growth Plans with Transition to Idaho Public Charter School Commission. Anser plans to grow to serve an additional 300 students by 2025 Link to Press Release
Anser will be closed for a snow day on Thursday January 5th. The enrollment tour that was scheduled for the 5th has been cancelled. See our Enrollment page for additional tour dates.
Multi-disciplinary CTA team helps teach Boise’s Anser students about design, sustainability By Travis Estvold In March, CTA participated in a four-week architectural elective program with sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at Anser Charter School in Boise, ID, in which students were challenged to design their dream homes using sustainable practices. CTA team members met once […]
Students at Anser Charter School in Boise, Idaho demonstrate their learning about birds. At the celebration of learning, these young students engage with their families and professional experts through song, high-quality art work, and thorough research.
Ron Berger, Chief Academic Officer at EL Education (formerly Expeditionary Learning) demonstrates the transformational power of models, critique, and descriptive feedback to improve student work. Here he tells the story of Austin’s Butterfly. 1st grade students at ANSER Charter School in Boise, ID, helped Austin take a scientific illustration of a butterfly through multiple drafts […]