379 West Glenlord Rd
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Lighthouse Education Center serves 106 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Lighthouse Education Center placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Lighthouse Education Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Lighthouse Education Center's student population of 106 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
106 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Lighthouse Education Center is ranked within the top 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 Lighthouse Education Center is 0.41, 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
#1185 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
21%
18%
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White
74%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 106 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Top 1% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 50%)

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