New today! School-level database: Is your school an Academic State Champ

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Michael Lesich
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 11:47am
Where is the International Academy of Macomb on this list? As a top-performing public magnet high school in Macomb County, with a several year track record of performance, it would seem that it would qualify to be on this list somewhere. Since this study of “Academic State Champs” uses socioeconomic and income data to evaluate the performance of these schools, the IAM would be particularly well-suited as a success story for your study. As a public school which accepts students from most districts in Macomb County without regard to income, whose students achieve a high level of academic success, IAM should rank highly by just about any measure.
Paul
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:10pm
Read your headline!!!! New today! School-level database: Is your school is an Academic State Champ? Apparently the people at Bridge need to go back to grammar school. Am I missing something or is there a grammar problem with the headline?
Nancy Derringer
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:28pm
Oops. Thanks, Paul -- it's fixed now.
Hank
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:25am
A question mark at the end would be useful too. It just trails off...
Jerry
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 3:39pm
So what's the scale? Is #1 the best or is #1,210 the best?
Victoria
Wed, 02/11/2015 - 10:28am
Where is Threshold Academy on this list? Where is Dr. Charles Drew Academy? They are on district but not individual schools lists.
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 9:02am
I see why Michigan schools seem to be doing so poorily; with your standards the best schools are lost in the numbers. You have some excellent schools ranked poorly because you care more about demographics than educational envirnments and the overall success of students. Your numbers are bogged down with poverty and ethnic labeling. Take the parochial approach and teach all children the same and have the same expectations of each student. Your results would be "spot-on".