Gardner Academy

Gardner Academy serves 539 students in grades 4-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Gardner Academy's student population of 539 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Gardner Academy is 0.71, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
6%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
12%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
46%
18%
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White
24%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Gardner Academy is Ingham County Youth Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Attwood School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansing Attwood School Math: 9% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 211 students
    0.6 miles
    915 Attwood Dr
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-1210
    0.6 4-6 211
  • Lansing Cavanaugh School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-3 | 251 students
    0.7 miles
    300 West Cavanaugh Rd
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 755-1250
    0.7 PK-3 251
  • Lansing Ingham County Youth Center Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12 | 9 students
    0.7 miles
    700 E Jolly Rd
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517) 755-2800
    0.7 3-12 9
  • Lansing Reo School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-3 | 172 students
    0.8 miles
    1221 Reo Ct
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 755-1620
    0.8 PK-3 172
  • Lansing Everett High School Magnet School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,652 student
    0.9 miles
    3900 Stabler St
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 755-1080
    0.9 7-12 1,652

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