196 Cesar E Chavez Ave
Pontiac, MI 48342
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary School's student population of 431 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Pontiac Academy For Excellence Elementary School is 0.54, 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
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2994 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
8%
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Black
63%
18%
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White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 431 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 20%)

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