Bridge Magazine Ranks West Bloomfield Schools in Top 25 Percent in State
In a ranking of how well students perform on standardized tests adjusted for family income, West Bloomfield ranks 140th out of 560 public and charter schools across Michigan.
West Bloomfield was ranked 140th out of 560 school districts statewide based on students' test scores from 2011-12 adjusted for family income, showing not just where students are achieving, but where they're overachieving.
In total, the top 52 schools on the list were named Academic State Champions for the 2011-12 school year.
According to the analysis, a Value-Added Matrix (VAM) score of 100 indicates that students are achieving at expected levels based on their income level. The higher a school's score, the better their students are performing on standarized tests.
West Bloomfield came in with a final score of 104.08, with the VAM scores highest for those students in the 4th grade (108.35).
The top school on Bridge Magazine's list was the Star International Academy, a charter school in Dearborn Heights. Coming in at No. 10, meanwhile, were our neighbors to the east, the Bloomfield Hills School District, with a VAM score of 112.91.
To view the complete list, visit the Bridge Magazine website. Meanwhile, neighboring school districts received the following scores:
|School District||Rank||VAM Score|
|Rochester Community Schools||52||108.42|
|Walled Lake Con||117||104.84|