Arts & Communications Academy At Fair Plain School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
120 E Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone
(269) 605-1400
District
BENTON HARBOR AREA SCHOOLS
County
BERRIEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
346
Classroom Teachers
13

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

1

(10 is best)

Better than 0.9% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Arts & Communications Academy At Fair Plain School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 40
Proficiency in Reading 5 44
Proficiency in Math 5 35

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 41
Proficiency in Reading 5 45
Proficiency in Math 5 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 8 41
Proficiency in Reading 10 48
Proficiency in Math 5.0 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 26.62
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.11
AVG FOR STATE 18.17
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 1 44 12.7%
Grade 2 48 13.9%
Grade 3 47 13.6%
Grade 4 26 7.5%
Grade 5 43 12.4%
Grade 6 31 9.0%
Grade 7 57 16.5%
Grade 8 50 14.5%
Total 346 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 2.9% 2.3% 69.9%
Black 94.2% 92.9% 18.6%
Hispanic 1.5% 4.2% 7.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.4% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 84.1% 83.3% 42.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 82.4% 82.0% 36.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 1.3% 5.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 30,485 9,928,300
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 518.6 176
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 8.0% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.3% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.5% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 14.1% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 12,154 3,860,394
Single parent households with children 20.3% 10.6%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 79.1% 89.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 12.3% 27.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 1.5% 8.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 4.2% 12.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.1% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 19.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 24.6% 16.4%
$15,000 or less 27.1% 13.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,490 $17,114,130 50.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $334 $880,758 2.6%
Staff $896 $2,362,752 7.0%
General Administration $297 $783,189 2.3%
School Administration $332 $875,484 2.6%
Operation $1,066 $2,811,042 8.3%
Transportation $912 $2,404,944 7.1%
Other $633 $1,669,221 4.9%
Total Support $4,469 $11,784,753 34.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,888 $4,978,656 14.7%
Total Expenditures $12,847 $33,877,539 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,198 $9,450,632,224 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $794 $1,211,081,566 6.5%
Staff $510 $778,315,219 4.2%
General Administration $231 $352,163,732 1.9%
School Administration $596 $908,348,462 4.9%
Operation $993 $1,514,641,703 8.2%
Transportation $439 $670,059,605 3.6%
Other $521 $793,829,806 4.3%
Total Support $4,085 $6,228,537,098 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,903 $2,901,180,624 15.6%
Total Expenditures $12,186 $18,580,363,063 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%