Ackerson Lake Community Education High School

4126 Brooklyn Rd,

Jackson, MI, 49201-8501

Tel: (517)764-0761
Grades: 9-12

47 students

Ackerson Lake Community Education High School serves 47 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School operates within the Napoleon Community s School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 47 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 47 students
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Total Students (2003-2012)
Gender % 68% Male / 32%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Total Classroom Teachers (2003-2012)
Students by Grade Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 18:1
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
6%
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Hispanic (2005-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Black (2003-2010)
White
97%
67%
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School White (2003-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Sch Ethnicity Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.06 0.48
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Diversity Score (2003-2012)
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.
70%
44%
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Ackerson Lake Community Education High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,519 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 75% over five years.
School District Name Napoleon Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,519 806
Napoleon Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 82%
Napoleon Community s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $11 MM
Napoleon Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $11 MM
Napoleon Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,916 $11,537
Napoleon Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,127 $11,612
Napoleon Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Michigan Center Jr/sr High School (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Vandercook Lake High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keicher Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Michigan Center Michigan Center Jr/sr High School
    400 South State St
    Michigan Center , MI , 49254
    (517)764-1440
    1.9  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Michigan Center Keicher Elementary School
    137 Broad St
    Michigan Center , MI , 49254
    (517)764-5200
    2.4  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Michigan Center Arnold Elementary School
    4064 Page Ave
    Michigan Center , MI , 49254
    (517)764-5700
    2.9  mi  |  296  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Jackson Townsend Elementary School
    1005 Floyd Ave
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)784-6133
    3  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Jackson Vandercook Lake High School
    1000 East Golf Ave
    Jackson , MI , 49203
    (517)782-8167
    3.3  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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