Paragon Charter Academy

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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is equal to the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

School Overview

Paragon Charter Academy's student population of 640 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Paragon Charter Academy is ranked within the top 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1255 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.670.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParagon Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paragon Charter Academy is Woodville Community Center (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fourth Street Learning Center (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dibble Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jackson Woodville Community Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 82 students
    1.2 miles
    3950 Catherine St
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-8770
    1.2 9-12 82
  • Jackson Dibble Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.6 miles
    3450 Kibby Rd
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-3970
    1.6 PK-5 320
  • Jackson Cascades School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-2 | 254 students
    1.8 miles
    1200 South Wisner St
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-3900
    1.8 PK-2 254
  • Jackson Frost Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 279 students
    1.8 miles
    1226 South Wisner St
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 841-2601
    1.8 K-5 279
  • Jackson Local Based Special Education Early Childhood Programs Special Education School
    Grades: PK-K
    1.8 miles
    1226 South Wisner Street
    Jackson, MI 49203
    (517) 990-3624
    1.8 PK-K n/a

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