1420 West 12th St
Flint, MI 48507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Southwestern Classical Academy serves 526 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (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 23% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

School Overview

Southwestern Classical Academy's student population of 526 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 47% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
526 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Southwestern Classical Academy 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 Southwestern Classical Academy is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2799 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
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%
8%
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Black
82%
18%
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White
12%
65%
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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
0.31
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 526 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31

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