Washington Writers' Academy

  • Washington Writers' Academy serves 383 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6-9% (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 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Washington Writers' Academy's student population of 383 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Washington Writers' Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Washington Writers' Academy is 0.54, which is more 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#3104 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
65%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Washington Writers' Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
10%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Washington Writers' 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
16%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Washington Writers' Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.540.28
This chart display the diversity score of Washington Writers' Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington Writers' 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
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington Writers' 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 NameKalamazoo Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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