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D+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    D+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
W-A-Y Academy is a public school district located in Detroit, MI. It has 375 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 12% in reading.
Address
8701 West Vernor Highway
Detroit, MI 48209
Telephone
(313) 444-8082

W-A-Y Academy Rankings

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    High Schools in W-A-Y Academy

    Academics

    Percent Proficient - Reading
    12%
    Percent Proficient - Math
    5%
    Average Graduation Rate
    12%
    Average SAT
    Average ACT

    Students

    Diversity
    B+
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    375
    Free or Reduced Lunch
    75.7%
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    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    27:1
    National
    17:1
    Average Teacher Salary
    Teachers in First/Second Year
    32.8%

    Finances

    Total Expenses
    $2,367,000
    Expenses Per Student
    $9,832/ student
    National
    $12,239
    Education Expenses
    • Instruction
      60%
    • Support Services
      38%
    • Other
      2%

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