Way Michigan

  • Way Michigan serves 121 students in grades 6-12.
  • 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 21-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Way Michigan's student population of 121 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students121 students
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Way Michigan by grade.

School Comparison

  • Way Michigan's student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Way Michigan 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#1081 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Way Michigan 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)21-39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Way Michigan 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 Ratio40:118:1
Hispanic
5%
8%
Black
40%
18%
White
55%
66%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Way Michigan.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.540.28
Graduation Rate21-39%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
40%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWAY Michigan School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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