Houghton Lake Community Education serves 89 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (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 <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Houghton Lake Community Education's student population of 89 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Houghton Lake Community Education is 0.15, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Houghton Lake Community Education and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Houghton Lake Community Education and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
92%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Houghton Lake Community Education and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Houghton Lake Community Education 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%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Houghton Lake Community Education and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 89 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 40-59% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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