Landmark Academy

4800 Lapeer Rd
Smiths Creek, MI 48074
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Landmark Academy serves 824 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Landmark 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Landmark Academy's student population of 824 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
824 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Landmark Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Landmark Academy is 0.31, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#2342 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I have been going to this school my whole life and I have to say it is amazing! The teachers are very kind and helpful.
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2  
Over the last couple of years, the previous focus on academics at Landmark seems to have shifted. Teachers are now considered coaches, and students are expected to do a lot of self-teaching. I have been severely disappointed with the direction they have taken, and subsequently am removing my children after several years there. There are no advanced classes, expectations on academics are frighteningly low. The facility is beautiful, and parent involvement is high. Keep in mind, it's a charter school, and therefore you have no control over what changes they choose to make to your child's education. The administration is very unresponsive to concern, overall.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 824 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Btm 50%)

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