Capital Area Academy (Closed 2012)

5525 South Pennsylvania Ave
Capital Area Academy served 207 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 55-59% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55-59% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 67% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students207 students
This chart display total students of Capital Area Academy by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Capital Area Academy by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
55-59%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capital Area Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
55-59%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capital Area 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Capital Area Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Capital Area Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Capital Area Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
19%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Capital Area Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Black
40%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Capital Area Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
33%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Capital Area 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
6%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Capital Area Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.700.52
This chart display the diversity score of Capital Area Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Capital Area Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Capital Area Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapital Area Academy School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Capital Area Academy is Ingham County Youth Center (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansing Ingham County Youth Center Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 9 students
    0.5 miles
    700 E Jolly Rd
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-2800
    0.5 3-12 9
  • Lansing Kendon School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 177 students
    0.6 miles
    827 Kendon Dr
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 755-1450
    0.6 PK-3 177
  • Lansing North School Math: 12% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 592 students
    0.7 miles
    333 East Miller Rd
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-1710
    0.7 PK-6 592
  • Lansing Gardner Academy Magnet School
    Math: 6% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 539 students
    1.0 miles
    333 Dahlia Dr
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-1120
    1 4-8 539
  • Lansing Cavanaugh School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 251 students
    1.3 miles
    300 West Cavanaugh Rd
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 755-1250
    1.3 PK-3 251
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