PROFICIENCY 50% 23% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Wayne-Westland Community School District

Tinkham Alternative Education is a school servicing grades 8 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wayne-Westland Community School District" in Westland, MI. There are a total of 67 students and 10 teachers at Tinkham Alternative Education, for a student to teacher ratio of 7 to 1. There are a total of 50 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Tinkham Alternative Education has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 23% higher than the Michigan average.


Student/Teacher ratio7:1
Free lunch50
Reduced lunch4


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 Tinkham Alternative Education, 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

All< 50%
High School< 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All< 50%
High School< 50%

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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Tinkham Alternative Education race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 36.0% 58.0% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 57.0% 32.6% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.4% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 4.1% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 0.6% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.3% 3.2% 3.0% 3.1%

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Westland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,02410191
Median age39.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Speak English91%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Westland

Completed 8th grade85.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college55.4%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.9%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Tinkham Alternative Education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.