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Bloomfield Hills Andover H.S.

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Posted August 25, 2010

Andover high school prepared my children well for college and every day life. The academics and extracurriculars are excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 19, 2008

As of parent of three daughters who are Andover alumni, I cannot say enough about the academic excellence they have received during their time there. All three were extremely prepared to attend the University of Michigan and one is about to enter medical school. The teaching staff is second to none and have prepared students for the next level of education. I am completely satisfied and would recommend any new parent to the area to enroll their student at Andover High School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 14, 2006

This is a great High School.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 15, 2006

This school offers great academic programing and the parents are very involved.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 12, 2006

Andover is not a good school in my opinion. It is not ethnically diverse, and has a general attitude of 'we're better than everyone else because we are from bloomfield hills.'
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 27, 2005

I'm not a parent, but an Andover graduate. I didn't realize how well Andover had prepared me for college until I got there and discovered how far ahead of my peers I was. I have continued to excel in University classes. I also felt that teachers, administration, and parents welcomed diversity and self-exploration. I now appreciate how special our fine arts program was too. So many high schools are stifling students' creativity, but definitely not Andover. It's so sad that athletics come before the arts in most schools these days. I hold Andover High School in highest regards. Sincerely, A Satisfied Alumna
—Submitted by a former student


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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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The state average for Social Studies was 26% in 2014.

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MME test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MME test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 69%
Asian 10% 3%
African-American 9% 18%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 6%
American Indian N/A 1%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 8%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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4200 Andover Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
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Phone: (248) 341-5500

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