Academy West Alternative Education

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Academy West Alternative Education serves 511 students in grades 6-12.
Academy West Alternative Education placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Academy West Alternative Education ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Academy West Alternative Education's student population of 511 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students511 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Rankings

Academy West Alternative Education is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Academy West Alternative Education is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3081 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
76%
18%
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White
13%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.52
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Graduation Rate
30-34%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestwood Heights Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Academy West Alternative Education is Genesee Valley Regional Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colonel Donald Mcmonagle Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Flint Colonel Donald Mcmonagle Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 433 students
    0.1 miles
    3484 North Jennings Rd
    Flint, MI 48504
    (810) 591-5145
    0.1 PK-6 433
  • Mount Morris Genesee Valley Regional Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 32 students
    0.9 miles
    4287 W Pasadena Ave
    Mount Morris, MI 48458
    (810) 591-4776
    0.9 5-12 32
  • Flint Greater Heights Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 280 students
    0.9 miles
    3196 W Pasadena Ave
    Flint, MI 48504
    (810) 768-3860
    0.9 K-6 280
  • Flint Eagles Nest Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 244 students
    1.1 miles
    5005 Cloverlawn Dr
    Flint, MI 48504
    (810) 869-6495
    1.1 K-6 244
  • Flint Linden Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 766 students
    1.2 miles
    3244 North Linden Rd
    Flint, MI 48504
    (810) 720-0515
    1.2 K-8 766

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