Ben Ross Public School Academy (Closed 2013)

Ben Ross Public School Academy served 228 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 64%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ben Ross Public School Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
40-44%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ben Ross Public School Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
98%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ben Ross Public School Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.040.52
This chart display the diversity score of Ben Ross Public School Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ben Ross Public School Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBen Ross Public School Academy School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ben Ross Public School Academy is Cousino Senior High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wolfe Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cromie Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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