Lighthouse Academy

Lighthouse Academy serves 127 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (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 ≤10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lighthouse 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Lighthouse Academy's student population of 127 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students127 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Lighthouse Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Lighthouse Academy is 0.63, 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
#2427 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
39%
18%
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White
47%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.630.52
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLighthouse Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lighthouse Academy is West Michigan Aviation Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Crestwood Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Crestwood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 660 students
    1.2 miles
    2674 44th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 455-1200
    1.2 6-8 660
  • Grand Rapids Hamilton Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK
    1.2 miles
    3303 Breton Road Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 493-5693
    1.2 PK n/a
  • Grand Rapids Excel Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 773 students
    1.3 miles
    4201 Breton Rd Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 281-9339
    1.3 K-8 773
  • Grand Rapids Sherwood Global Studies Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 333 students
    1.7 miles
    3859 Chamberlain Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 819-3095
    1.7 K-8 333
  • Grand Rapids Ridge Park Charter Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 587 students
    1.9 miles
    4120 Camelot Ridge Dr Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 222-0093
    1.9 K-8 587

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