Southwestern Classical Academy

1420 West 12th St
Flint, MI 48507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwestern Classical Academy serves 533 students in grades 9-12.
Southwestern Classical 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 ≤20% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher 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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Southwestern Classical Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Southwestern Classical Academy's student population of 533 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 29% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
533 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwestern Classical 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 Southwestern Classical Academy is 0.33, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2376 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
81%
18%
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White
13%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.33
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Southwestern Classical Academy's ranking?
Southwestern Classical Academy is ranked #2376 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Southwestern Classical Academy often compared to?
Southwestern Classical Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Grand Blanc Community High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Southwestern Classical Academy?
The graduation rate of Southwestern Classical Academy is 65-69%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Southwestern Classical Academy?
533 students attend Southwestern Classical Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Southwestern Classical Academy students are Black, 13% of students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Southwestern Classical Academy?
Southwestern Classical Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Southwestern Classical Academy offer ?
Southwestern Classical Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Southwestern Classical Academy part of?
Southwestern Classical Academy is part of Flint School District Of The City Of.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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