Casman Alternative Academy

225 9th St
Manistee, MI 49660
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Casman Alternative Academy serves 65 students in grades 7-12.
Casman Alternative Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Magnet School / Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 65 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Casman Alternative Academy's student population of 65 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
65 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Casman Alternative Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Casman Alternative Academy is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#758 out of 2925 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
74%
64%
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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
0.44
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Casman Alternative Academy's ranking?
Casman Alternative Academy is ranked #758 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Casman Alternative Academy?
The graduation rate of Casman Alternative Academy is 40-49%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Casman Alternative Academy?
65 students attend Casman Alternative Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Casman Alternative Academy students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Casman Alternative Academy?
Casman Alternative Academy has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Casman Alternative Academy offer ?
Casman Alternative Academy offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Casman Alternative Academy part of?
Casman Alternative Academy is part of Casman Alternative Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Magnet School / Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 65 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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