4833 Ogden
Detroit, MI 48210
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Universal Academy serves 692 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Universal 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 4% (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 11% (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 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Universal Academy's student population of 692 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Universal 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 Universal Academy is 0.06, which is less 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#3078 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 692 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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