Walker Charter Academy

  • Walker Charter Academy serves 719 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Walker Charter Academy's student population of 719 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walker Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walker Charter Academy is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#634 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Walker Charter Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
73%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Walker Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.450.53
This chart display the diversity score of Walker Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Walker Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker Charter Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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