PROFICIENCY 47% 16% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Berrien RESA
58%St. Joseph

Lighthouse Education Center is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Berrien RESA" in St. Joseph, MI. There are a total of 121 students and 24 teachers at Lighthouse Education Center, for a student to teacher ratio of 5 to 1. There are a total of 76 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Lighthouse Education Center has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 16% higher than the Michigan average.


Student/Teacher ratio5:1
Free lunch76
Reduced lunch12


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 Lighthouse Education Center, 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

3< 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
8>= 50%
High School>= 50%

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4< 50%
5>= 50%
6>= 50%
7< 50%
8>= 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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Lighthouse Education Center race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.6% 62.5% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 22.2% 31.8% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 2.4% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 3.2% 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 0.0% 0.0% 3.0% 3.1%

St. Joseph demographics profile

StatisticSt. JosephMichiganNational
Population density (sq mi)2,59317891
Median age41.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%55%55%
Speak English92%91%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in St. Joseph

IndexSt. JosephMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Lighthouse Education Center data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.