Ridge Park Charter Academy serves 530 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ridge Park Charter 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 530 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 87%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 31% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Ridge Park Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Ridge Park Charter Academy's student population of 530 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Ridge Park Charter Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Park Charter Academy is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1765 out of 2925 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ridge Park Charter Academy's ranking?
Ridge Park Charter Academy is ranked #1765 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Ridge Park Charter Academy often compared to?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Ridge Park Charter Academy?
530 students attend Ridge Park Charter Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Ridge Park Charter Academy students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Park Charter Academy?
Ridge Park Charter Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Ridge Park Charter Academy offer ?
Ridge Park Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Ridge Park Charter Academy part of?
Ridge Park Charter Academy is part of Ridge Park Charter Academy School District.
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