Casman Alternative Academy

  • Casman Alternative Academy serves 66 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Casman Alternative 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Casman Alternative Academy's student population of 66 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students66 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Casman Alternative Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Casman Alternative Academy is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
84%
68%
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Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score0.290.28
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Graduation Rate≥50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCasman Alternative Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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