Vandenboom Alternative High School

Vandenboom Alternative High School serves 108 students in grades 5-12.
Vandenboom Alternative High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Vandenboom Alternative High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Vandenboom Alternative High School's student population of 108 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Vandenboom Alternative High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Vandenboom Alternative High School is 0.36, 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
#2023 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
11%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.360.52
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Graduation Rate
30-39%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarquette Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Vandenboom Alternative High School is Marquettealger Administrative Unit (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Graveraet Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marquette Graveraet Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 280 students
    0.0 miles
    611 N Front St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4302
    0 PK-5 280
  • Marquette Marquettealger Administrative Unit Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 38 students
    0.2 miles
    321 East Ohio St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 226-5102
    0.2 PK-12 38
  • Marquette Sandy Knoll School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-8 | 351 students
    0.4 miles
    401 North 6th St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4281
    0.4 PK-8 351
  • Marquette Marquette Senior High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 969 students
    1.2 miles
    1203 West Fair Ave
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4254
    1.2 7-12 969
  • Marquette Bothwell Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-8 | 700 students
    1.4 miles
    1200 Tierney St
    Marquette, MI 49855
    (906) 225-4262
    1.4 4-8 700

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