University Yes Academy

Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
University Yes Academy serves 564 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
University Yes 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 8% (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 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

University Yes Academy's student population of 564 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 61% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students564 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of University Yes Academy
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Rankings

University Yes 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 University Yes Academy is 0.00, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2932 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of University Yes Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of University Yes Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of University Yes Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio31:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of University Yes Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
100%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in University Yes Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
n/a
66%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in University Yes Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.000.52
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in University Yes Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in University Yes Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUniversity Yes Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to University Yes Academy is Renaissance High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Foreign Language Immersion And Cultural Studies (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Detroit Foreign Language Immersion And Cultural Studies Math: 25% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 681 students
    0.2 miles
    6501 West Outer Dr
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 651-2400
    0.2 PK-8 681
  • Detroit Renaissance High School Math: 44% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,177 student
    0.2 miles
    6565 West Outer Dr
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 416-4600
    0.2 9-12 1,177
  • Detroit Jerry L White Center High School Special Education School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 205 students
    0.4 miles
    14804 West Mcnichols Rd
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 416-4200
    0.4 9-12 205
  • Detroit Randolph Career And Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
    0.4 miles
    17101 Hubbell St
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 494-7100
    0.4 9-12 6
  • Detroit David Ellis Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 340 students
    0.8 miles
    18977 Schaefer Hwy
    Detroit, MI 48235
    (313) 450-0642
    0.8 K-12 340

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