Lighthouse Academy School District

3300 36th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-2810
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Lighthouse Academy School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 298 students in Lighthouse Academy School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Lighthouse Academy School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Michigan public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
7 Schools
3,542 Schools
# Students
298 Students
1,395,053 Students
# Teachers
34 Teachers
82,775 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

Lighthouse Academy School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 863 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 45-49% has increased from 25-29% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MI)
#813 out of 866 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lighthouse Academy  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lighthouse Academy  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lighthouse Academy  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lighthouse Academy  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.55
# American Indian Students
2 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
68 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
9%
# Black Students
126 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
42%
18%
# White Students
84 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
28%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
14 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
-
114,607
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
98,784
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
100,963
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
100,661
# Students in 4th Grade:
1
100,564
# Students in 5th Grade:
1
102,114
# Students in 6th Grade:
8
102,037
# Students in 7th Grade:
9
104,290
# Students in 8th Grade:
21
107,471
# Students in 9th Grade:
120
121,594
# Students in 10th Grade:
79
114,889
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
109,014
# Students in 12th Grade:
22
114,017
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,248 is higher than the state median of $18,261. The school district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,628 is higher than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$6 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lighthouse Academy  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$6 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Lighthouse Academy  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$21,248
$18,261
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lighthouse Academy  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$18,628
$17,455
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lighthouse Academy  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lighthouse Academy School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lighthouse North Campus
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1260 Ekhart St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 965-9700
Grades: 3-12
| 67 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lighthouse Waalkes
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1501 Cedar St Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 304-8537
Grades: K-12
| 55 students
Rank: #33.
Lighthouse The Pier
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
703 Ball Avenue Ne
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 304-8537
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lighthouse Eagle Village
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4507 170th Avenue
Hersey, MI 49639
(616) 305-6681
Grades: K-12
| 36 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Lighthouse South Campus
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3300 36th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 949-2287
Grades: K-12
| 74 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lighthouse Juvenile Justice Institute
Charter School
12263 James St
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 393-4450
Grades: 6-12
| 13 students
Rank: n/an/a
12120 Fillmore St
West Olive, MI 49460
(616) 786-4130
Grades: 4-12
| 28 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lighthouse Academy School District?
Lighthouse Academy School District manages 7 public schools serving 298 students.
What is the rank of Lighthouse Academy School District?
Lighthouse Academy School District is ranked #512 out of 863 school districts in Michigan (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lighthouse Academy School District?
42% of Lighthouse Academy School District students are Black, 28% of students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lighthouse Academy School District?
Lighthouse Academy School District has a student/teacher ratio of 9:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Lighthouse Academy School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,628 is higher than the state median of $17,455. The school district spending/student has grown by 17% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 298 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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