Walton Charter Academy

Walton Charter Academy serves 805 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (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 28% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Walton 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 bottom 50%) 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 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Walton Charter Academy's student population of 805 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students805 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Walton 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 Walton Charter Academy is 0.61, 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
#1853 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
8%
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Black
33%
18%
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White
10%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalton Charter Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walton Charter Academy is Pontiac High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tier Iii Intervention Academy (0.5 miles away)
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The quality of education at Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac is a disgrace. My children attended Pontiac Public Schools prior to enrolling with Walton Academy. Their test scores on the standardized testing has decreased drastically over the past 2 years. There's no extracurricular activities to keep the students busy and interested enough to look forward to coming to school sports, i.e. I've found that the students are not top priority for the principal or teachers. My 6th grader has had a total of 7 new teachers since 5th grade. I've also found that those in authority have no problem solving skills. They would rather suspend and expell students instead of finding resolution to problems. How can our students learn if their not in school? The principal does not find a problem with the big turnover in faculty (teachers). I feel as though my children are not getting the quality education they deserve and are entitled to. All the things affect academic progress, moral, and behavior. d
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