Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (Closed 2012)

5500 Armstrong Rd Bldg 13

Battle Creek, MI 49037-7314

Grades 9-12
91 students
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy served 91 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which was more than the state average of 32%.
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy operated within the Battle Creek School District.
Battle Creek School District's 49% graduation rate was lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 91 students
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Total Students (2001-2011)
Gender % Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Total Teachers (2001-2011)
Students by Grade Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2011)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.27
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Diversity Score (2001-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
43%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2005)

District Comparison

School District Name Battle Creek School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 4,933 752
Battle Creek School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 49% 82%
Battle Creek School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $11 MM
Battle Creek School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $116 MM $11 MM
Battle Creek School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,548 $11,681
Battle Creek School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,610 $11,849
Battle Creek School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Lakeview High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Springfield Middle School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lamora Park School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Battle CreekLamora Park School
    Grades: PK-5 | 199 students
    2.6 miles
    65 Woodlawn Ave North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9725
    2.6PK-5199
  • Battle CreekSpringfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
    2.6 miles
    1023 Ave A
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9640
    2.66-8547
  • Battle CreekValley View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    2.7 miles
    960 Ave A
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9760
    2.7PK-5480
  • Battle CreekEndeavor Charter AcademyCharter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 631 students
    3.1 miles
    380 Helmer Rd North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)962-9300
    3.1PK-8631
  • Battle CreekUrbandale School
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    3.2 miles
    123 Bedford Rd North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9735
    3.2PK-5338
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