William C. Abney Academy

1435 Fulton St East, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | (616) 454-5541
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 473
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1435 Fulton Street Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 473
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 242 (51.2%)
  • Females: 231 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (4.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 435 (92.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 455 (96.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William C. Abney Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William C. Abney Academy
  Number Percent
1st Grade8618.2%
2nd Grade9119.2%
3rd Grade7014.8%
4th Grade7816.5%
5th Grade6714.2%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that William C. Abney Academy performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading Test

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading Test
Science Test

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading Test
Social Studies Test

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

Math Test
Reading Test
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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