Lighthouse Academy

  • Lighthouse Academy serves 143 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Lighthouse Academy's student population of 143 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students143 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lighthouse Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lighthouse Academy is 0.63, 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#2901 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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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
40%
18%
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White
45%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.28
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Graduation Rate40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLighthouse Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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