Vista Charter Academy

Vista Charter Academy serves 744 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Vista Charter Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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 38% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Vista Charter Academy's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Vista Charter Academy 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 Vista Charter Academy is 0.54, 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
#1676 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
8%
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Black
21%
18%
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White
6%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista 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 Vista Charter Academy is Godwin Heights Learning Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Godwin Heights Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Kenosha Home Community Special Education School
    Grades: PK-K
    0.8 miles
    1353 Van Auken St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 819-2505
    0.8 PK-K n/a
  • Grand Rapids Godwin Heights Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-12 | 81 students
    0.9 miles
    3529 Division Ave S
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616) 252-2040
    0.9 7-12 81
  • Grand Rapids Godwin Heights Middle School Math: 11% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 627 students
    0.9 miles
    111 36th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49548
    (616) 252-2070
    0.9 5-8 627
  • Grand Rapids Kenosha Park Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 166 students
    0.9 miles
    1353 Van Auken St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 819-2696
    0.9 PK-5 166
  • Grand Rapids New Branches Charter Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 366 students
    0.9 miles
    3662 Poinsettia Avenue Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49508
    (616) 243-6221
    0.9 K-8 366

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