870 East Superior Street
Wayland, MI 49348
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Career Connections Academy serves 44 students in grades 9-12.
Career Connections 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 44:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Career Connections Academy's student population of 44 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 66% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
44 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Career Connections 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 Career Connections Academy is 0.24, 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
#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
44:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
87%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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 (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 44 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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