Vanguard Charter Academy

1620 52nd St Sw
Wyoming, MI 49519
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Vanguard Charter Academy serves 775 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Vanguard Charter Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Vanguard Charter Academy ranks 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 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Vanguard Charter Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Vanguard Charter Academy is 0.65, which is more 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#385 out of 2925 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
9%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
49%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vanguard Charter Academy's ranking?
Vanguard Charter Academy is ranked #385 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Vanguard Charter Academy?
775 students attend Vanguard Charter Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Vanguard Charter Academy students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Vanguard Charter Academy?
Vanguard Charter Academy has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Vanguard Charter Academy offer ?
Vanguard Charter Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Vanguard Charter Academy part of?
Vanguard Charter Academy is part of Vanguard Charter Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 775 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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