19301 W 12 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48076
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
University Middle School Academy serves 221 students in grades 6-8.
University Middle School Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

University Middle School Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

University Middle School Academy's student population of 221 students has grown by 413% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 400% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

University Middle School Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 University Middle School Academy is 0.08, 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
#348 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
44:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
96%
18%
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White
2%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 221 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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