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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    NG
  6. Health & Safety
    NG
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    NG
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Address
1309 Madison Road
Manistee, MI 49660
Telephone
(855) 380-2480

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From Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy offers students an exceptional, personalized learning experience. The teachers and staff are dedicated to working in partnership with families to awaken the power of learning in each child. Students learn with the online curriculum at home with guidance from their Learning Coach, who is typically a parent. Students can also participate in live online class sessions led by Michigan-certified teachers who monitor progress and adapt instruction as needed.

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
33%
Percent Proficient - Math
12%
Average Graduation Rate
36%
Average SAT
1110
26 responses
Average ACT
24
7 responses
AP Enrollment
1%

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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A-
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$42,500
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$846
National
$949
Median Home Value
$88,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
NG
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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  • EVERYTHING
    33%
  • Homecoming
    33%
  • N/A
    17%
  • we should include school dances
    17%

    Students

    Diversity
    A-
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    2,715
    Free or Reduced Lunch
    72%
    57%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
    57%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
    29%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    28:1
    National
    17:1
    Average Teacher Salary
    Teachers in First/Second Year
    26.7%
    71%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.7 responses
    100%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.7 responses
    86%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.7 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    NG
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Very Low
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Very Low
    Expenses Per Student
    National
    $12,239
    71%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.7 responses
    43%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.7 responses
    71%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.7 responses

    Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy Reviews

    31 reviews
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    I've been in MGLVA for my 8th-12th grades and while at first it was hard to adjust to an online school, all the teachers made it much easier. Everyone is so nice and the counselors will help you with anything. Overall it's a wonderful school to try out!
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    MGLVA is a great way to school. You are actually able to focus on learning and not the drama and other distractions that public schools offer. MGLVA's teachers are the best teachers I have ever met! If your student is struggling teachers will reach out to them and do everything they can to make sure they succeed! So very grateful for this online learning experience
    I joined Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy during my sophomore year, at the beginning, I resisted it, but, as time passed, the online school grew on me. I began to realize how great of a school Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy is. I saw how much the teachers and my peers cared, how supportive they were, and how much they wanted me to succeed, all of which added to my motivation to succeed. I think that is what I will most, the support, inspiration, and motivation I received during my time at Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy from my teachers, as well as my peers.