West Michigan Aviation Academy

  • West Michigan Aviation Academy serves 542 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 33%.
  • West Michigan Aviation Academy operates within the West Michigan Aviation Academy School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 542 students has grown by 121% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 121% over five years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students542 students
West Michigan Aviation Academy Total Students (2011-2016)
Gender %West Michigan Aviation Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
West Michigan Aviation Academy Total Teachers (2011-2016)
Students by GradeWest Michigan Aviation Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
West Michigan Aviation Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2016)
Asian
5%
3%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Asian Students (2011-2016)
Hispanic
16%
7%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Black Students (2011-2016)
Black
14%
18%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Black Students (2011-2016)
White
62%
67%
West Michigan Aviation Academy White Students (2011-2016)
Two or more races
3%
3%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsWest Michigan Aviation Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.570.52
West Michigan Aviation Academy Diversity Score (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
West Michigan Aviation Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Michigan Aviation Academy School District's student population of 542 students has grown by 121% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,049 is higher than the state average of $12,427. The district revenue/student has grown by 67% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,273 is higher than the state average of $12,416. The district spending/student has grown by 67% over four years.
School District NameWest Michigan Aviation Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed542750
West Michigan Aviation Academy School District Students Managed (2011-2016)
Graduation Raten/a82%
District Total Revenue$4 MM$9 MM
West Michigan Aviation Academy School District District Total Revenue (2011-2016)
District Spending$5 MM$9 MM
West Michigan Aviation Academy School District District Spending (2011-2016)
District Revenue / Student$17,049$12,427
West Michigan Aviation Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2011-2016)
District Spending / Student$19,273$12,416
West Michigan Aviation Academy School District District Spending / Student (2011-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Michigan public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is same as the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Michigan is Early Career Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Michigan or national school diversity statistics.