Knapp Charter Academy

1759 Leffingwell Ave Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Knapp Charter Academy serves 659 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Knapp Charter 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Knapp Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Knapp Charter Academy's student population of 659 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Knapp Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Knapp Charter Academy is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1907 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
41%
18%
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White
28%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Knapp Charter Academy's ranking?
Knapp Charter Academy is ranked #1907 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Knapp Charter Academy often compared to?
Knapp Charter Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Highlands School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Knapp Charter Academy?
659 students attend Knapp Charter Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Knapp Charter Academy students are Black, 28% of students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Knapp Charter Academy?
Knapp Charter Academy has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Knapp Charter Academy offer ?
Knapp Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Knapp Charter Academy part of?
Knapp Charter Academy is part of Knapp Charter Academy School District.

School Reviews

5   10/22/2020
I went to this school until fifth grade. Truly I love the staff and all the students i had as friends. It''s an amazing school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Addy Lammer

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 659 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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