Holly Academy

  • Holly Academy serves 677 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Holly Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Holly Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Holly Academy's student population of 677 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students677 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Holly Academy
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holly Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Holly Academy is 0.17, 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#442 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holly Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.170.52
This chart display the diversity score of Holly Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Holly 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
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolly Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holly Patterson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
    1.0 miles
    3231 Grange Hall Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3700
    1.0 PK-5 435
  • Holly Holly Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 346 students
    1.2 miles
    801 East Maple St
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3600
    1.2 PK-5 346
  • Holly Karl Richter Campus Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
    1.4 miles
    920 Baird St
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3170
    1.4 6-12 18
  • Holly Holly Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 705 students
    1.8 miles
    14470 N Holly Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3400
    1.8 6-8 705
  • Holly Holly High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,170 student
    2.8 miles
    6161 East Holly Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3200
    2.8 9-12 1,170

School Reviews

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Disappointed in they do not deliver on the stated mission they profess to. Not all kids are treated equal. The highest preforming kids are very highly regarded and they find ways of eliminating those they do not preform to their sought after test scores... In the 5 years we were there, I saw several kids that did poorly and were targeted as they only have to pass 80% of the students (as per an educator employed there.) Any school will do well when the children are prepped for the meap tests which they spend weeks doing. The saddest part is that the kids that are "problems" and get kicked out of public schools are ending up there. Most have an IEP and it ties the hands of the Admin. to effectively deal with them. Would have been better if I did not have inside info to the goings on there and see what I saw.
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