2441 Sanford St
Muskegon, MI 49444
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Muskegon Heights Academy serves 290 students in grades 7-12.
Muskegon Heights 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Muskegon Heights Academy's student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Muskegon Heights Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Muskegon Heights Academy is 0.13, 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
#3081 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
93%
18%
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White
4%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
45%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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