Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (Closed 2010)

5500 Armstrong Rd Bldg 13

Battle Creek, MI 49037-7314

Grades: 9-12

91 students

Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (Closed 2010) served 91 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 36% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 33%.
Michigan Youth Challenge Academy (Closed 2010) operated within the Battle Creek Public s 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 91 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%
Black
20%
22%
White
64%
67%
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.
0.54 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 Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
3
Number of Students Managed 7,456 930
Battle Creek Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 47% 82%
Battle Creek Public s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $11 MM
Battle Creek Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $100 MM $11 MM
Battle Creek Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,073 $11,537
Battle Creek Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,934 $11,612
Battle Creek Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 | 212 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SpringfieldSpringfield Middle School
    1023 Ave A
    SpringfieldMI 49037
    (269)965-9640
    2.6 mi | 533 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SpringfieldValley View Elementary School
    960 Ave A
    SpringfieldMI 49037
    (269)965-9760
    2.7 mi | 462 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 | 696 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                      

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Did You Know?
Battle Creek, MI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.12, which is lower than the Michigan average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Battle Creek is Franklin School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.