Northridge Academy

  • Northridge Academy serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • 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 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Northridge 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 14:1 is lower 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%.

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School Overview

  • Northridge Academy's student population of 283 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students283 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Northridge Academy
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northridge 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 14:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northridge Academy is 0.02, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2246 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northridge Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northridge Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
99%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northridge Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northridge Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northridge Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.020.52
This chart display the diversity score of Northridge Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthridge Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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