Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (Closed 2012)

5500 Armstrong Rd Bldg 13

Battle Creek, MI 49037-7314

Grades: 9-12

89 students

Michigan Youth Challenge Academy served 89 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 33% of the student body (majority Black), which was less than the state average of 34%.
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy operated within the Battle Creek School District.
The school district's 47% graduation rate was lower than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 89 students
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Total Students (2001-2011)
Gender % 77% Male / 23%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2011)
Students by Grade Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2011)
Hispanic
8%
6%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Hispanic (2001-2011)
Black
22%
22%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Black (2001-2011)
White
67%
66%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy White (2001-2011)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Sch Ethnicity Michigan Youth Challenge Academy 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.
0.50 0.26
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Diversity Score (2001-2011)
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%
44%
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2011)
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%

District Comparison

School District Name Battle Creek School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,236 930
Graduation Rate 47% 82%
District Total Revenue $81 MM $11 MM
District Spending $100 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,073 $11,537
District Spending / Student $14,934 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2011 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Battle CreekLamora Park School
    65 Woodlawn Ave North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9725
    2.6 mi | 191 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Battle CreekSpringfield Middle School
    1023 Ave A
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9640
    2.6 mi | 518 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Battle CreekValley View Elementary School
    960 Ave A
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9760
    2.7 mi | 466 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Battle CreekEndeavor Charter Academy
    Charter School
    380 Helmer Rd North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)962-9300
    Charter School

    3.1 mi | 672 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Battle CreekUrbandale School
    123 Bedford Rd North
    Battle CreekMI 49037
    (269)965-9735
    3.2 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-5                      

Area Statistics

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