Bad Axe High School

  • Bad Axe High School serves 411 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bad Axe High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Bad Axe High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Bad Axe High School's student population of 411 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bad Axe High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bad Axe High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
94%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bad Axe High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Michigan by year.MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.120.28
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bad Axe High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBad Axe School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bad Axe Bad Axe Elementary School
    Grades: K-3 | 264 students
    0.5 miles
    404 Hatchet Dr
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-2736
    0.5 K-3 264
  • Bad Axe Ascent High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 61 students
    0.7 miles
    309 N Outer Dr
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-9938
    0.7 9-12 61
  • Bad Axe Bad Axe Middle School
    Grades: 4-7 | 277 students
    0.7 miles
    750 South Van Dyke Rd
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-2735
    0.7 4-7 277
  • Bad Axe Huron Learning Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 46 students
    1.3 miles
    1299 South Thomas Rd Suite 2
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-9274
    1.3 PK-12 46
  • Bad Axe Big Burning School
    Grades: K-8 | 26 students
    2.1 miles
    1509 North Van Dyke Rd
    Bad Axe, MI 48413
    (989)269-8853
    2.1 K-8 26

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