Ridge Park Charter Academy

4120 Camelot Ridge Dr Se
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Ridge Park Charter Academy serves 587 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ridge Park 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 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Ridge Park Charter Academy's student population of 587 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students587 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridge Park 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 Ridge Park Charter Academy is 0.58, 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 Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
61%
18%
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White
15%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidge Park Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Ridge Park Charter Academy is Lighthouse Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadow Brook Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Meadow Brook Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 510 students
    1.3 miles
    1450 Forest Hill Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 493-8740
    1.3 K-4 510
  • Grand Rapids Lighthouse Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 127 students
    1.9 miles
    3300 36th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 949-2287
    1.9 K-12 127
  • Grand Rapids Ridgemoor Park Montessori Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 69 students
    1.9 miles
    2555 Inverness Rd Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49546
    (616) 819-5321
    1.9 PK-6 69
  • Grand Rapids Breton Downs School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 395 students
    2.2 miles
    2500 Boston St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49506
    (616) 235-7552
    2.2 PK-5 395
  • Grand Rapids Hamilton Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK
    2.4 miles
    3303 Breton Road Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    (616) 493-5693
    2.4 PK n/a

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