Forest Academy

Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Forest Academy serves 193 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Forest Academy's student population of 193 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Forest Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Forest Academy is 0.39, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1986 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
77%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Forest Academy is Valley Center School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalamazoo Valley Center School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-12 | 40 students
    0.8 miles
    3122 Lake St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 388-9494
    0.8 1-12 40
  • Kalamazoo Comstock High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 452 students
    1.7 miles
    2107 North 26th St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 250-8700
    1.7 9-12 452
  • Kalamazoo Milwood Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 733 students
    2.0 miles
    2916 Konkle St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0670
    2 6-8 733
  • Kalamazoo Northeastern Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 227 students
    2.0 miles
    2433 Gertrude St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
    (269) 337-0690
    2 PK-5 227
  • Kalamazoo Edison Environmental Science Academy Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
    2.1 miles
    924 Russell St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 337-0550
    2.1 PK-5 301

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