W-A-Y Academy



W-A-Y Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

W-A-Y Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 50
10 83
11 60
12 51

W-A-Y Academy is a public high school of the W-A-Y Academy located in Detroit, MI. It has 244 students in grades 9th through 12th. W-A-Y Academy is the 651st largest public high school in Michigan and the 15,915th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.4 to 1.

Total Students: 244
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10

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W-A-Y Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 139
(57%)
139
(57%)
 Male 105
(43%)
105
(43%)

W-A-Y Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 121
(50%)
121
(50%)
 White 76
(31%)
76
(31%)
 Pacific Islander 45
(18%)
45
(18%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

W-A-Y Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(85%)
208
(85%)
 Not Eligible 30
(12%)
30
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
6
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

W-A-Y Academy is ranked 391st out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of W-A-Y Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare W-A-Y Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
2,440.0% 24.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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