5196 Comstock Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Academy serves 121 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Forest 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

School Overview

Forest Academy's student population of 121 students has declined by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 58% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
121 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Forest 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 Forest Academy is 0.36, 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
#2485 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
79%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 121 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36

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