Beaver Island Lighthouse Program is located in Beaver Island, MI and is one of 2 high schools in Charlevoix School District. It is a alt. school that serves 25 students in grades 9-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Beaver Island Lighthouse Program did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Michigan in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Beaver Island Lighthouse Program's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Beaver Island Lighthouse Program had 80% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Michigan had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Charlevoix spends $10,603 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 65% on instruction, 31% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Charlevoix District
In 2011, Beaver Island Lighthouse Program had 8 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Michigan Merit Examination (MME) assesses student achievement in the Michigan high school core content standards and benchmarks.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grade 11 are assessed in March of each year. The MME consists of three major components: the ACT college entrance examination, the WorkKeys job skills assessments in reading and mathematics, and Michigan assessments in mathematics, science, so
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels:exceeded standards (level 1), met standards (level 2), basic (level 3) and apprentice (level 4). The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard (levels 1 and 2).