School Details

Academy of Warren

13943 East 8 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48089
(586) 552-8010
2

(out of 10)

Charter Grades K-8 667 students 26 students/teacher (MI avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade

19%
19%
40%
30%
30%
61%

MI00195

None
88%
88%
95%
64%
64%
87%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

2%
2%
45%
28%
28%
70%
12%
12%
51%

MI00195

None
70%
70%
92%
59%
59%
84%
15%
15%
47%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

1%
1%
45%
26%
26%
72%
0%
0%
17%

MI00195

None
45%
45%
80%
67%
67%
85%
32%
32%
78%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

6%
6%
42%
33%
33%
72%
2%
2%
27%

MI00195

None
67%
67%
85%
62%
62%
84%
35%
35%
75%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

11%
11%
39%
22%
22%
61%
22%
22%
53%

MI00195

None
62%
62%
85%
49%
49%
79%
17%
17%
48%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

6%
6%
35%
32%
32%
73%
0%
0%
20%

MI00195

None
31%
31%
78%
58%
58%
82%
35%
35%
78%

Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP)

In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students 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. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.
  • This school in 2011
  • Academy of Warren average
  • Michigan state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Academy of Warren is a charter middle school in Warren. The principal of Academy of Warren is Jim Perry and can be contacted at jperry@charterschoolpartners.com. 667 children attend Academy of Warren and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 97% of the 667 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Academy of Warren is 26:1. Trix Elementary-Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • German
  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 99% 99%
Multiracial 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% %
Asian 0.3% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1% %
Hispanic 0.1% %
White, non-Hispanic 0.1% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 99%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I was not pleased with this school at all. My first grader attended this school in 2011. The school was very unorganized. My son had 3 teachers in one year!! As soon as he would get comfortable the teacher would quit get assigned to another classrom or they would put my son in another classroom. My child's report card had the same grades for each card marking. I tried to sign my son up to tryout for the basketball team and I was told to come back next week because the teacher could not find her permission slips I came back next week to discover that it was too late and that tryouts had already begun . I could not wait for the year to be over so that I could take him out.

  • (5 years ago)

    I enjoy the leadership of mr. Parker and his staff . They have done a good job with provding education and safety for my two kids.

  • (6 years ago)

    I was a teacher at this school two years ago and things that I experienced while 'teaching' at the Academy of Warren still bother me to this day. The staff was wonderful and the children were very special unfortunately poor administration has the power to ruin all of that. The principle who I believe is still there is completely out of touch. Comparing him to the principles I have worked with since my time at this school I can not believe that he is running a school.

  • (6 years ago)

    I went A.O.W for only my 8th grade year and it is awsome the teachers and staff help you with all kinds of problems. They teach very and its easy to learn because is a self-contained school. Itz also a business school. If I were you parents i would consider letting my child go there.

  • (6 years ago)

    I like this school alot and so do my children. My children are 4.0 students and have been since the start. I work closely with the teachers who teach my children and make sure they get what they need. My children also do not have behavioral problems. I am a proactive mom who encurages after school work homework and review. I started my children learning by the age 3 prior to entering pre school so they were well prpared when they started. I have had both private and charter experience and it really depends on the teacher not so much the school because I have seen bad teachers at good schools too. Alot of the problems are the parents they just look to the teachers to teach their children and not re inforce whats going on or even check. The more active you are the better your child will be.

  • (6 years ago)

    My son and daughter will be attending here for their 2nd year. When my daughter first came she did not know how to read. She learned to read half way into the school year and I was absolutely amazed. She loves the school and all the teachers. My son (ADHD) struggled with math and reading but his teacher Ms. Torres kept in contact with me the whole entire year and made sure that I was aware and updated with his progress or lack of. She enorlled him into tutoring & speech class and summer school which he recieved a progress report at the end of the year in reading and math. my kids love this school and I am impressed with the level of concern nad attentiveness that the teachers demonstate. But the child also need the parent to be actively involved in order for the child to be successful.

  • (6 years ago)

    Although there are many negative reviews of this young school I have many positive things to say. Yes many of the students have behavior issues and low learning levels but it takes a lot of dedication and care to be able to handle these issues and succeed which is exactly what the staff at this school try to do. The teachers are abundantly caring and helpful and are willing to do whatever it takes to see that the students are prepared for the real world. This school offers tutoring student council sports computers music ROTC and entrepreneural skills training. I believe with more of the PARENTS help this school can be successful. It's time to stop pointing the finger and look at ourselves. What are we doing to make a difference? I believe the teachers are doing everything they can to make a difference....now it's our turn.

  • (6 years ago)

    My child has been in this school from K thru 2nd grade. I am very unsatisfied with the Administration and teachers. Neither in my opinion seem to care about the student anandospecial nee

  • (7 years ago)

    My son in kindergarten this year and he is doing excellent. Starting his first year of school was hard because he was behind all other students in his class. He is really learning. My son is reading writing complete sentences spelling and starting complex math. True the school does not have a gym when we were in school we used the cafeteria as the gym. His teacher is excellent I recommend it to everyone. Two thumbs up.(handwriting of a third grader)

  • (7 years ago)

    One of the best schools. They care about the education and the well being of the kids

  • (7 years ago)

    My stepson was a second grade student at the Academy last year. He is now heading to third grade and seems unprepared. We enrolled him in summer school in our district(Southfield) and is was behind the students there. He has poor reading skills handwriting of a kindergartner and poor communication skills. I know he could excel if given the opportunity in a new atmosphere. His teacher is young and full of good ideas but seems ill equipped to deal with the children with behavior problems. My stepson is very creative and could benefit greatly from extracurricular activities. Quality of education is a gift we should all possess regardless of economics.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is great all of the teachers are certified. It has several extracurricular activities. There are teachers who care. My child was in the third grade and she learned a great deal. She learned more than just book work; the entrepreneur program was great. This school is growing and I hope to keep my child there for years to come. Parent participation is mandatory when your child misbehaves. I hope they have another parents night and daytime parent teacher conferences. My child went on field trips and was a part of student council. This school is excellent.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school to me is not well thought out its like they supply you with information and you just learn the rest. This school is just to boost up your g.p.a otherwise I will not recommend this school to people that are trying to get a meaningful education. The teachers are just their to make sure the kids just get adult supervision and also the principle is just their for the money he rely doesn't care about the kids the only thing he cares is about is the dances and how much he will charge not their to rely here their concerns.

  • (7 years ago)

    My child has been attending this school for the past two years. So far both of his major teachers have been very helpful and cooperative. This year I know he had music art and computers. He still has to pay for a gym uniform and take a bus to gym. The office staff has been nice thus far. The only issue i've had was with the principal. He does not seem to understand that he is running a school and not a business. My child needs to be treated as a student not as a employee. From what I understand the students will be taking a bus to gym again this year but they are supposed to be opening new classrooms in the fall. We will see because I heard the same thing last year.

  • (7 years ago)

    this school is a joke the principal of this school does not know how to communicate with the parents he is only interested in more money. I will never send my kid back to this school ever! sports ha! the kids are farmed out somewhere else; no music whatsoever. academics are very low level.

  • (8 years ago)

    I think this school needs a lot of improvement starting with the prinicipal.Also the teachers need more training with difficult children also they more experienced and older teachers al the teachers are young and fresh out of school

  • (8 years ago)

    I think this school needs great improvement. Some of the staff is very unfriendly to visitors and students. The principal is very withdrawn from his students and does not listen to their problems and concerns. Their extracurricular activities are a joke. For gym class they get bussed to another building. If your son or daughter plays basketball you have to drive them to the Cherryhill school for games. For the level of parent involvement there is none except a handful and that is it. If I were you don't send your children there if you want a safe and educational environment for your children this is not the place.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter went to the Academy of Warren for her eight grade year. In math she received A's and B's on her report card every semester but now that she in high school she can barely do the work. I wouldn't advise this school for any child.

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