Universal Academy serves 678 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (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 6% (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 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).
- School Type: Charter School
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 678 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 4%
- Graduation Rate: ≥90% (Top 30% in MI)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: ≤1% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 6% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Universal Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Universal Academy's student population of 678 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Universal 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 Universal Academy is 0.08, 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
#2923 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 (20-21)
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 Universal Academy's ranking?
Universal Academy is ranked #2923 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 6% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Universal Academy?
The graduation rate of Universal Academy is 90%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Universal Academy?
678 students attend Universal Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Universal Academy students are White, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Universal Academy?
Universal Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Universal Academy offer ?
Universal Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Universal Academy part of?
Universal Academy is part of Universal Academy School District.
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