Academy West Alternative Education

3400 N Jennings Rd
Flint, MI 48504
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Bottom 50%
Serving 572 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Academy West Alternative Education ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Academy West Alternative Education's student population of 572 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Academy West Alternative Education is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(18-19)
≤5%
40%
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(18-19)
6-9%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
65%
18%
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White
21%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
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35-39%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Academy West Alternative Education?
The graduation rate of Academy West Alternative Education is 35-39%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Academy West Alternative Education?
572 students attend Academy West Alternative Education.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Academy West Alternative Education students are Black, 21% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Academy West Alternative Education offer ?
Academy West Alternative Education offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Academy West Alternative Education part of?
Academy West Alternative Education is part of Westwood Heights Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 572 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤5% (Top 1%)
  • : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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