Pontiac Academy For Excellence - High School

Unclaimed
This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here have below average college readiness measures, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.
Academics
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
Subject
% Proficient
Science
5%
State avg: 33%
Details
Social Studies
17%
State avg: 43%
Details
4/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
2/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
African-American
66%
Hispanic
26%
White
5%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
352 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
41%
State avg: 91%
Show more Teachers & staff
12 Reviews
4 out of 5 stars
5 7
4 1
3 0
2 1
1 1
Neighborhood
196 Cesar E Chavez Avenue
Pontiac, MI 48342
Map of Pontiac Academy For Excellence - High School address. Map of Pontiac Academy For Excellence - High School address. Map of Pontiac Academy For Excellence - High School address.
Was this useful? YesNo
Last modified: May 3, 2017
Owl
Top