Waypoint Academy (Closed 2014)

Waypoint Academy served 229 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 35-39% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 40-44% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 65%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 74% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students229 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
35-39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
40-44%
65%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
58%
18%
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White
26%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waypoint Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.590.52
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Graduation Rate
(12-13)
60-69%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaypoint Academy School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Waypoint Academy is Orchard View Community Education (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Timberland Academy (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Muskegon Timberland Academy Charter School
    Math: 12% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 724 students
    0.5 miles
    2574 Mclaughlin Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 767-9700
    0.5 K-8 724
  • Muskegon Cardinal Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 628 students
    1.1 miles
    2310 Marquette Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 760-1700
    1.1 2-5 628
  • Muskegon Orchard View Community Education
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    1.3 miles
    35 South Sheridan Dr
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 760-1350
    1.3 9-12 470
  • Muskegon Orchard View Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 512 students
    1.4 miles
    35 South Sheridan Dr
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 760-1500
    1.4 6-8 512
  • Muskegon Orchard View Early Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: PK-1 | 343 students
    1.5 miles
    2820 Macarthur Rd
    Muskegon, MI 49442
    (231) 760-1850
    1.5 PK-1 343
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