North Star Academy

North Star Academy serves 296 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
North Star Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

North Star Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

North Star Academy's student population of 296 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

North Star 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 North Star Academy is 0.38, 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
#1708 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
78%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.52
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Graduation Rate
40-59%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Star Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to North Star Academy is Marquette Senior High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Superior Hills Elementary School (2.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marquette Superior Hills Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    2.0 miles
    1201 South Mcclellan Ave
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4295
    2 PK-5 363
  • Marquette Marquette Senior High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 969 students
    2.1 miles
    1203 West Fair Ave
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4254
    2.1 7-12 969
  • Marquette Bothwell Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 700 students
    2.7 miles
    1200 Tierney St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4262
    2.7 4-8 700
  • Marquette Sandy Knoll School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
    2.7 miles
    401 North 6th St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4281
    2.7 PK-8 351
  • Marquette Graveraet Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 280 students
    3.2 miles
    611 N Front St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4302
    3.2 PK-5 280

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