455 Riverview Dr
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Benton Harbor Charter School Academy serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Benton Harbor Charter School Academy 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Benton Harbor Charter School Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Benton Harbor Charter School Academy's student population of 482 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Benton Harbor Charter School Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Benton Harbor Charter School Academy is 0.13, which is less 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3023 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
93%
18%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 482 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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