New Options High School

  • New Options High School serves 46 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • New Options High School 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 student:teacher ratio of 46:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

New Options High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • New Options High School's student population of 46 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 75% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students46 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Options High School 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Options High School is 0.33, 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#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio46:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
20%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
74%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.330.52
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Graduation Rate<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllendale School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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