Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy

Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy serves 196 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Mildred C Wells Preparatory 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy's student population of 196 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Mildred C Wells Preparatory 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 Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy is 0.04, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2604 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
98%
18%
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White
1%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.040.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMildred C. Wells Preparatory Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mildred C Wells Preparatory Academy is Dream Academy Alternative School Of Choice (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Global Dual Language School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Steam Academy At Mlk (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Benton Harbor Steam Academy At Mlk Math: 6% | Reading: 8%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 410 students
    0.6 miles
    750 E Britain Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-2400
    0.6 3-5 410
  • Benton Harbor Dream Academy Alternative School Of Choice Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
    1.1 miles
    1995 Union Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-1900
    1.1 9-12 162
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 625 students
    1.2 miles
    870 Colfax Ave
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 605-1200
    1.2 9-12 625
  • Benton Harbor Global Dual Language School Magnet School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 122 students
    1.2 miles
    1716 Territorial Road
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 519-0009
    1.2 K-8 122
  • Benton Harbor Benton Harbor Charter School Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    1.5 miles
    455 Riverview Dr
    Benton Harbor, MI 49022
    (269) 925-3807
    1.5 PK-8 482

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