New Bedford Academy

  • New Bedford Academy serves 103 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • New Bedford 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • New Bedford Academy's student population of 103 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Bedford Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Bedford Academy is 0.25, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1931 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in New Bedford Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in New Bedford Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Bedford Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in New Bedford Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Bedford Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.250.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Bedford Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Bedford Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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