PROFICIENCY 13% 69% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
11%W-A-Y Academy
5%Detroit
41%Michigan

W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "W-A-Y Academy" in Detroit, MI. There are a total of 282 students and 14 teachers at W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 250 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 12.5%, which is 69% lower than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students282
Teachers14
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch250
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All<= 10%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All11-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School11-19%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 25.6% 19.6% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 18.9% 38.8% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 54.4% 40.7% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 0.8% 3.0% 3.1%

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Cesar Chavez Academy Intermediate22%1.4Detroit, MI
Universal Academy26%1.5Detroit, MI

Detroit demographics profile

StatisticDetroitMichiganNational
Population683,4439,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,92710191
Median age34.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%55%55%
Speak English89%91%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%

Education level achieved in Detroit

IndexDetroitMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school72.3%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
Source: The W-a-y Academy - Vernor Site data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.