Vanguard Charter Academy

Vanguard Charter Academy serves 775 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Vanguard Charter Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Vanguard Charter Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Vanguard Charter Academy's student population of 775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Vanguard Charter Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Vanguard Charter Academy is 0.62, which is more 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
#443 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
31%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
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White
53%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVanguard Charter Academy 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 Vanguard Charter Academy is Wyoming Junior High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marshall Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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