Harper Woods Virtual Academy

Harper Woods Virtual Academy serves 68 students in grades 6-12.
Harper Woods Virtual 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 ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Harper Woods Virtual Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Harper Woods Virtual Academy's student population of 68 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Magnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students68 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Harper Woods Virtual 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 Harper Woods Virtual Academy is 0.61, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2392 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
3%
Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
52%
18%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harper Woods Virtual Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.610.52
This chart display the diversity score of Harper Woods Virtual Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harper Woods Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarper Woods The School District Of The City Of 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 Harper Woods Virtual Academy is Diploma Success Community School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harper Woods Diploma Success Community School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 219 students
    0.0 miles
    19872 Kelly Road
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (586) 933-6075
    0 6-12 219
  • Detroit Regent Park Scholars Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 724 students
    0.4 miles
    15865 East Seven Mile Road
    Detroit, MI 48205
    (313) 371-1300
    0.4 K-8 724
  • Harper Woods Chandler Park Academy Middle School Charter School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 647 students
    0.6 miles
    20100 Kelly Rd
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (313) 839-9886
    0.6 6-8 647
  • Detroit Fisher Magnet Lower Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 546 students
    0.6 miles
    15510 East State Fair St
    Detroit, MI 48205
    (313) 642-4854
    0.6 PK-4 546
  • Detroit Fisher Magnet Upper Academy Math: 5% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 431 students
    0.6 miles
    15491 Maddelein St
    Detroit, MI 48205
    (313) 866-7233
    0.6 5-8 431

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