Knapp Charter Academy

1759 Leffingwell Ave Ne
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Knapp Charter Academy serves 732 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Knapp Charter Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 45% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Knapp Charter Academy's student population of 732 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students732 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Knapp Charter Academy is ranked within the top 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 Knapp Charter Academy is 0.72, 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
#1316 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
29%
18%
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White
41%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKnapp Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Knapp Charter Academy is Kent Transition Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Myschoolkent (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Kent Isd Early On
    Grades: PK
    0.1 miles
    2930 Knapp St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 364-2217
    0.1 PK n/a
  • Grand Rapids Kent Transition Center Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    0.1 miles
    1800 Leffingwell Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 365-2263
    0.1 11-12 n/a
  • Grand Rapids Kent Education Centerbeltline Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
    0.2 miles
    1606 Leffingwell Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 365-2357
    0.2 9-12 65
  • Grand Rapids Kent Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    1655 East Beltline Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 364-8421
    0.3 9-12 n/a
  • Grand Rapids Kent Innovation High School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.3 miles
    1655 E Beltline Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49525
    (616) 363-8020
    0.3 9-12 n/a

School Reviews

5  
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.
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