Waterford Montessori Academy (Closed 2021)

4350 Elizabeth Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 203 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Waterford Montessori Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 35-39% (which was approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 55-59% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 32% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
203 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
#961 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
36%
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55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
10%
18%
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White
68%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waterford Montessori Academy's ranking?
Waterford Montessori Academy is ranked #961 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Waterford Montessori Academy?
203 students attend Waterford Montessori Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Waterford Montessori Academy students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waterford Montessori Academy?
Waterford Montessori Academy has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Waterford Montessori Academy offer ?
Waterford Montessori Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waterford Montessori Academy part of?
Waterford Montessori Academy is part of Waterford Montessori Academy School District.

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