28901 Cambridge St
Garden City, MI 48135
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Cambridge Alternative High School serves 321 students in grades 9-12.
Cambridge Alternative High School 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 ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cambridge Alternative High School's student population of 321 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Cambridge Alternative High School 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 Cambridge Alternative High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3027 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
33%
18%
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White
60%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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