350 Pine St
Cedar Springs, MI 49319
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Creative Technologies Academy serves 318 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Creative Technologies Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Creative Technologies Academy's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Creative Technologies Academy 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 Creative Technologies Academy is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1579 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
45%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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