7282 Hoadley Rd
Benzonia, MI 49616
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Benzie Academy serves 65 students in grades 9-12.
Benzie Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Benzie Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Benzie Academy's student population of 65 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Benzie Academy is ranked within the top 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 Benzie Academy is 0.17, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1062 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
18:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
1%
18%
White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
21-39%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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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: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 65 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 21-39% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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