Life Skills Center

  • Life Skills Center serves 70 students inquire with school.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Life Skills Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Life Skills Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Life Skills Center's student population of 70 students has grown by 45% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades Offeredn/a
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Life Skills Center is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,200 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has increased from 2:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Life Skills Center is 0.22, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#961 out of 3200 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse Bay Area Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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