Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine is located in Detroit, MI and is one of 6 schools in Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy School District. It is a charter school that serves 159 students in grades 5-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine 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 Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine had 63% 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 Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy spends $13,504 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 41% on support services, 1% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy District
In 2011, Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Antoine had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test administered in the fall of the school year and used to assess a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading, and writing, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies.
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).