Benton Harbor Charter School Academy

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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 10-14% (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 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Benton Harbor Charter School Academy's student population of 482 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students482 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Benton Harbor Charter School Academy 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2373 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.130.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBenton Harbor Charter School Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Benton Harbor Charter School Academy is The Bridge Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Steam Academy At Mlk (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Harbor The Bridge Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 10-12 | 91 students
    0.4 miles
    499 W Main Street
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 927-1064
    0.4 10-12 91
  • Benton Harbor Dream Academy Alternative School Of Choice Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
    0.4 miles
    1995 Union Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-1900
    0.4 9-12 162
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 625 students
    0.7 miles
    870 Colfax Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-1200
    0.7 9-12 625
  • Benton Harbor Steam Academy At Mlk Math: 6% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 410 students
    1.2 miles
    750 E Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-2400
    1.2 3-5 410
  • Saint Joseph Lincoln School Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    1.4 miles
    1102 Orchard Ave
    Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 926-3700
    1.4 PK-5 405

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