3750 Mccain Rd
Jackson, MI 49201
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paragon Charter Academy serves 640 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Paragon Charter Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Paragon Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Paragon Charter Academy's student population of 640 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Paragon Charter Academy is ranked within the top 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 Paragon Charter Academy is 0.67, which is more 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
#1434 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
29%
18%
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White
49%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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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: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 640 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 10%)

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