Advantage Alternative Program

Advantage Alternative Program serves 170 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Advantage Alternative Program 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Advantage Alternative Program places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Advantage Alternative Program's student population of 170 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students170 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Advantage Alternative Program
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Advantage Alternative Program is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Advantage Alternative Program is 0.52, which is equal to 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
#2427 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
62%
18%
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White
32%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Advantage Alternative Program. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.520.52
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Advantage Alternative Program and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHazel Park School District Of The City Of School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Advantage Alternative Program is Hazel Park Access Alternative School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hazel Park Junior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is United Oaks Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hazel Park Hazel Park Access Alternative School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 54 students
    0.3 miles
    1543 E Eight Mile Road
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    (248) 658-5600
    0.3 9-12 54
  • Hazel Park Michigan Cyber Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 189 students
    0.3 miles
    1543 E 8 Mile Rd
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    (248) 658-5600
    0.3 9-12 189
  • Hazel Park United Oaks Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 398 students
    0.5 miles
    1001 East Harry Ave
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    (248) 658-2400
    0.5 K-5 398
  • Warren Schofield Elementary School
    Grades: K | 178 students
    0.7 miles
    21555 Warner
    Warren, MI 48091
    (586) 757-5150
    0.7 K 178
  • Hazel Park Hazel Park Junior High School Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 586 students
    0.9 miles
    22770 Highland Ave
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    (248) 658-2300
    0.9 6-8 586

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