Youth Advancement Academy

6750 Chime St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 29 students in grades 7-12, Youth Advancement Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : <50% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Youth Advancement Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Youth Advancement Academy's student population of 29 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
29 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Youth Advancement Academy is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
(16-17)
<50%
39%
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(16-17)
<50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Youth Advancement Academy 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 Ratio
10:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
48%
18%
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White
45%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Youth Advancement Academy and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
<50%
81%
This chart display graduation rate of Youth Advancement Academy and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Youth Advancement Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Youth Advancement Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% MI state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Youth Advancement Academy?
The graduation rate of Youth Advancement Academy is 50%, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 81%.
How many students attend Youth Advancement Academy?
29 students attend Youth Advancement Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Youth Advancement Academy students are Black, 45% of students are White, and 7% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Youth Advancement Academy?
Youth Advancement Academy has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Youth Advancement Academy offer ?
Youth Advancement Academy offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Youth Advancement Academy part of?
Youth Advancement Academy is part of Youth Advancement Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 29 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : <50% (Btm 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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