W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site

  • W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site serves 139 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site's student population of 139 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2654 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
100%
18%
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White
n/a
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W-a-y Academy - Chicago Site.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Scoren/a0.28
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Graduation Rate11-19%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameW-A-Y Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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