Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

  • Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy serves 2,351 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Michigan Great Lakes Virtual 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy's student population of 2,351 students has grown by 397% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 4400% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students2,351 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy is 0.47, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2593 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan Great Lakes Virtual 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
19%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
70%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.470.28
This chart display the diversity score of Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate25-29%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMichigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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