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Lansing Catholic Central High School

Private | 9-12

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $62,100. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $690.

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Posted January 23, 2012

Lansing Catholic is by far the best high school in the mid michigan area. Though the tuition is expensive, the education is of superior quality and is well worth it. As a former student currently in University, many of the classes that I took at Lansing Catholic were of higher quality and standard than my college courses. The curriculum is very tough, but the difficulty of classes definitely prepares students for college. Discipline is excellent at this school, however bullying is a problem. The student body is very cliquish and frankly quite cold to new-comers. I saw students come and go as a result of bullying. Students and faculty are rather stuck up and arrogant as well. These problems seem to go unaddressed by the principle. Other than that, the education is excellent and with the small size of the school you really feel like a family. Overall, I highly recommend Lansing Catholic.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 20, 2012

Best school in the Lansing area! Amazing administration, awesome families and truly a community! If you are looking for THE best school in the area, THIS is it! Check out our standardized test scores, our sports programs, etc. My statements above are not just opinion, but proven fact!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2009

The best school in the area bar none.Expensive but well worth it.Rated 10/10
—Submitted by a parent


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Social Studies

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

Math

The state average for Math was 29% in 2014.

115 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2014.

117 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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Science

The state average for Science was 28% in 2014.

116 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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44%

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42%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 44% in 2014.

115 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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63%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

119 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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81%

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76%
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About the tests


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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55%
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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Thomas Maloney
Gender
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Affiliation
  • Roman Catholic
Associations
  • NCEA
Fax number
  • (517) 267-2135

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501 Marshall St
Lansing, MI 48912
Phone: (517) 267-2100

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