Lansing Charter Academy

  • Lansing Charter Academy serves 743 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lansing Charter Academy's student population of 743 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students743 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lansing Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lansing Charter Academy is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2579 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lansing Charter Academy 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
51%
18%
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White
22%
66%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lansing Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.670.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lansing Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing Charter Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lansing Ingham Academy/family Center Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 84 students
    0.2 miles
    1601 West Holmes Rd
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517)352-2692
    0.2 7-12 84
  • Lansing Lansing K-8 Stem Magnet Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 496 students
    0.8 miles
    2600 Hampden Dr
    Lansing, MI 48911
    (517)755-1160
    0.8 K-8 496
  • Lansing Pleasant View Magnet School
    Grades: K-8 | 500 students
    0.8 miles
    4501 Pleasant Grove Rd
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517)755-1600
    0.8 K-8 500
  • Lansing Cole Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 210 students
    0.9 miles
    1915 West Mount Hope Ave
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517)372-0038
    0.9 K-6 210
  • Lansing Reo School
    Grades: K-3 | 195 students
    0.9 miles
    1221 Reo Ct
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517)755-1620
    0.9 K-3 195

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