American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School

  • American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School serves 278 students in grades 3-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School's student population of 278 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
Total Students278 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School is 0.57, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#2564 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
56%
18%
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White
34%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.570.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmerican Montessori Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary School is Regents Academy (0.4 miles away)
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