Michigan Avenue Academy (Closed 2021)

600 East Michigan Ave
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Michigan Avenue Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 21-39% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 49%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
n/a
Total Students (14-15)
98 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MI)
(14-15)
≤20%
37%
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(14-15)
21-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan Avenue 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
(14-15)
1%
1%
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Asian
(14-15)
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Michigan Avenue Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
(14-15)
8%
7%
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Black
(14-15)
1%
18%
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White
(14-15)
86%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Michigan Avenue Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hawaiian
(14-15)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(14-15)
4%
3%
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n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch (14-15)
69%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan Avenue Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MI state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
How many students attend Michigan Avenue Academy?
98 students attend Michigan Avenue Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Michigan Avenue Academy students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What school district is Michigan Avenue Academy part of?
Michigan Avenue Academy is part of Paw Paw Public School District.

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