GVSU charter schools score well in new report
January 11, 2019
When it comes to helping students exceed academic expectations, no school does it better than one of GVSU's charter schools.
The 2018 Michigan Public High School Context and Performance Report ranks Michigan Mathematics and Science Academy as the top performing high school in the state. The report, which was published by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, also give "A" grades to two other GVSU-chartered high schools: Black River Public Academy (#26 overall) and Grand River Preparatory High School (#59 overall).
Michigan Mathematics and Science Academy also registered the highest score (143.32) in the history of the report, which was first released in 2012.
The report is a school-level assessment of academic performance based on a four-year average of state standardized tests. This report card is unique in that it takes into consideration the socioeconomic status of students when assessing an individual school’s performance. The CAP Report Card adjusts for student poverty levels when evaluating a school’s academic performance. The score and grade assigned to each school shows how well the school is helping students overcome boundaries at achieve academic success.
GVSU's portfolio of schools collectively had the 3rd-highest average score among charter authorizers in Michigan.
You can see the rankings of all Michigan high schools by using the Center's searchable database.