Washington Writers' Academy School in Kalamazoo, Michigan (MI)



1919 PORTAGE STREET
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

County: Kalamazoo
Grade span: KG - 5

Phone: (269) 337-0770 (make sure to verify first before calling)
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Enrollment in Washington Writers' Academy School

2007 Student Enrollment: 349

Female Enrollment: 170
Male Enrollment: 179


Kindergarten Enrollment: 67
1st Grade Enrollment: 56
2nd Grade Enrollment: 63
3rd Grade Enrollment: 50
4th Grade Enrollment: 57
5th Grade Enrollment: 56


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 33
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 25
2nd Grade Enrollment: 34
3rd Grade Enrollment: 23
4th Grade Enrollment: 30
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 25


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 34
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 31
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 29
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 27
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 27
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 31


White Enrollment (%): 23.5%
This school:

23.5%
State average from 3483 schools:

70.4%
Black Enrollment (%): 70.8%
Here:

70.8%
State average from 3483 schools:

20.2%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 3.4%
Here:

3.4%
State average from 3483 schools:

4.9%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 3483 schools:

2.1%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 3483 schools:

1.2%


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2006 Student Enrollment: 347

Female Enrollment: 179
Male Enrollment: 168


Kindergarten Enrollment: 56
1st Grade Enrollment: 67
2nd Grade Enrollment: 51
3rd Grade Enrollment: 61
4th Grade Enrollment: 55
5th Grade Enrollment: 57


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 26
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 34
2nd Grade Enrollment: 26
3rd Grade Enrollment: 35
4th Grade Enrollment: 25
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 33


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 30
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 33
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 25
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 26
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 30
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 24


White Enrollment (%): 20.2%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

20.2%
State average from 3572 schools:

70.3%
Black Enrollment (%): 71.5%
Here:

71.5%
State average from 3572 schools:

20.5%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 6.6%
Here:

6.6%
State average from 3572 schools:

4.7%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

1.1%
State average from 3572 schools:

2.0%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 3572 schools:

1.2%


Genders in Washington Writers' Academy School

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2005 Student Enrollment: 324

Female Enrollment: 166
Male Enrollment: 158


Kindergarten Enrollment: 61
1st Grade Enrollment: 53
2nd Grade Enrollment: 49
3rd Grade Enrollment: 56
4th Grade Enrollment: 54
5th Grade Enrollment: 51


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 31
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 28
2nd Grade Enrollment: 27
3rd Grade Enrollment: 23
4th Grade Enrollment: 36
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 21


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 30
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 25
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 22
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 33
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 18
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 30


White Enrollment (%): 20.7%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

20.7%
State average from 3644 schools:

70.9%
Black Enrollment (%): 70.4%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

70.4%
State average from 3644 schools:

20.5%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 6.8%
This school:

6.8%
State average from 3644 schools:

4.6%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.5%
Here:

1.5%
State average from 3644 schools:

2.0%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 0.6%
This school:

0.6%
State average from 3644 schools:

1.2%


Genders in Washington Writers' Academy School

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2004 Student Enrollment: 384

Female Enrollment: 201
Male Enrollment: 183


Kindergarten Enrollment: 51
1st Grade Enrollment: 55
2nd Grade Enrollment: 63
3rd Grade Enrollment: 51
4th Grade Enrollment: 52
5th Grade Enrollment: 60
6th Grade Enrollment: 52


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 32
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 29
2nd Grade Enrollment: 26
3rd Grade Enrollment: 34
4th Grade Enrollment: 24
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 32
6th Grade Female Enrollment: 24


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 19
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 26
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 37
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 17
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 28
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 28
6th Grade Male Enrollment: 28


White Enrollment (%): 20.3%
Here:

20.3%
State average from 3582 schools:

72.3%
Black Enrollment (%): 70.3%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

70.3%
State average from 3582 schools:

19.3%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 7.3%
Here:

7.3%
State average from 3582 schools:

4.5%
Asian Enrollment (%): 1.3%
Here:

1.3%
State average from 3582 schools:

1.9%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

0.8%
State average from 3582 schools:

1.2%


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2003 Student Enrollment: 380

Female Enrollment: 188
Male Enrollment: 192


Kindergarten Enrollment: 54
1st Grade Enrollment: 59
2nd Grade Enrollment: 51
3rd Grade Enrollment: 51
4th Grade Enrollment: 56
5th Grade Enrollment: 56
6th Grade Enrollment: 53


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 29
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 22
2nd Grade Enrollment: 32
3rd Grade Enrollment: 22
4th Grade Enrollment: 27
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 29
6th Grade Female Enrollment: 27


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 25
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 37
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 19
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 29
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 29
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 27
6th Grade Male Enrollment: 26


White Enrollment (%): 23.4%
Here:

23.4%
State average from 3497 schools:

73.5%
Black Enrollment (%): 67.9%
Here:

67.9%
State average from 3497 schools:

18.7%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 6.8%
Here:

6.8%
State average from 3497 schools:

4.3%
Asian Enrollment (%): 0.8%
Here:

0.8%
State average from 3497 schools:

1.8%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 1.1%
Here:

1.1%
State average from 3497 schools:

1.3%


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2002 Student Enrollment: 351

Female Enrollment: 174
Male Enrollment: 177


Kindergarten Enrollment: 57
1st Grade Enrollment: 51
2nd Grade Enrollment: 43
3rd Grade Enrollment: 49
4th Grade Enrollment: 49
5th Grade Enrollment: 54
6th Grade Enrollment: 48


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 26
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 30
2nd Grade Enrollment: 19
3rd Grade Enrollment: 23
4th Grade Enrollment: 26
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 29
6th Grade Female Enrollment: 21


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 31
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 21
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 24
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 26
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 23
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 25
6th Grade Male Enrollment: 27


White Enrollment (%): 26.2%
Here:

26.2%
State average from 3348 schools:

74.2%
Black Enrollment (%): 63.5%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

63.5%
State average from 3348 schools:

17.9%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 9.1%
Here:

9.1%
State average from 3348 schools:

4.0%
Asian Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 3348 schools:

1.7%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 3348 schools:

1.8%


Genders in Washington Writers' Academy School

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Races in Washington Writers' Academy School



2001 Student Enrollment: 362

Female Enrollment: 166
Male Enrollment: 196


Kindergarten Female Enrollment: 17
1st Grade Female Enrollment: 21
2nd Grade Enrollment: 26
3rd Grade Enrollment: 24
4th Grade Enrollment: 23
5th Grade Female Enrollment: 27
6th Grade Female Enrollment: 28


Kindergarten Male Enrollment: 26
1st Grade Male Enrollment: 29
2nd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 28
3rd Grade Female Male Enrollment: 24
4th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 29
5th Grade Female Male Enrollment: 38
6th Grade Male Enrollment: 22


White Enrollment (%): 30.4%
This school:

30.4%
State average from 3201 schools:

76.6%
Black Enrollment (%): 59.1%
Here:

59.1%
State average from 3201 schools:

16.9%
Hispanic Enrollment (%): 8.3%
Here:

8.3%
State average from 3201 schools:

3.6%
Asian Enrollment (%): 0.6%
Here:

0.6%
State average from 3201 schools:

1.7%
American Indian Enrollment (%): 1.7%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

1.7%
State average from 3201 schools:

1.2%


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Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Statistics:

Met Overall AYP: Yes
Accreditation Grade (Education/YES): Yes




School Safety Practices:

Warning codes used to alert faculty of a critical incident: Yes
Tactical evacuation route for students or entry routes for emergency support teams: Yes
Off-site staging area for assembly and communication at the onset of critical incident: Yes
Emergency communication tree or plan: Yes
Facility blueprints and site plan on file with emergency support team: Yes
Control access to site during school hours (doors locked or monitored): Yes
Control access to grounds during school hours (gates locked or monitored): Yes
Students required to pass through metal detectors each day: No
Visitors required to pass through metal detectors: No
Campus closed for most students during lunch: Yes
Integrated home-land security in school practices into school safety plans: Yes
Random sweeps for weapons: No
Require clear book bags or ban book bags: No
Require students to wear badges or picture IDs: No
Require staff to wear badges or picture IDs: No
Provide staff training in risk assessment: Yes
Security cameras used to monitor the school: Yes
Telephones provided in most classrooms: Yes
Emergency button provided in lavatories: Yes
In compliance with the state law that requires that a student who brings a firearm to school be expelled for one year: Yes
In compliance with Elem. and Sec. Edu. Act (ESEA), that requires referral to juvenile delinquency system of any student who brings a firearm to school: Yes
School wide training in positive behavioral support and interventions: Yes


School Safety Plans:

Safety plan exists - Shootings: Yes
Safety plan exists - Riots: Yes
Safety plan exists - Bomb scares or comparable threats (excluding fire): Yes
Safety plan exists - Disaster planning (tornadoes, floods, chemical spill, etc.): Yes
Safety plan exists - Hostages: Yes
Safety plan exists - Lock down: Yes


School Prevention Programs:

Implemented a violence prevention curriculum: Yes
Practiced behavior modification/intervention with students: Yes
Provided group counseling (social work) or therapeutic activity for students: Yes
Provided peer mentoring or coaching program: Yes
Provided peer mediation (student court) in resolving conduct problems: No
Provided conflict resolution training to staff and students: Yes
Provided programs that promote a sense of social integration among students: Yes
Established a hot line for students to report problems: Yes
Provided training and assistance in classroom management to teachers: Yes
Revised or reviewed school wide discipline policy: Yes
Made architectural or environmental modifications to reduce crime or violence: Yes
Used a paid law enforcement or security service: No
Implemented a drug prevention service: Yes
Conducted community service projects on prevention: Yes
Implemented teacher/staff training on violence/drug prevention: Yes
Conducted public/parent awareness activities on violence/drug prevention: Yes
Offered after-school or before-school programs: Yes
Provided alternative education programs: Yes
Underwent curriculum acquisition or development: Yes
Provided services for out-of-school youth (school-age): Yes
Administered special one-time events (not included in the above mentioned programs): Yes
Involved organizations in administering drug and violence-prevention services via joint service delivery (including referrals): Yes
Involved organizations in administering drug and violence prevention services via teacher/staff training: Yes
Involved organizations in administering drug and violence prevention services via public awareness activities: Yes
Involved organizations in administering drug and violence prevention services via fund raising: Yes
Allowed students to participate in the design, delivery or critiquing of a drug or violence prevention program: Yes
Balanced and restorative justice conferencing (aka transformative conferencing): Yes




Attendance Statistics:

Attendance Rate (2006): 90.0%
Washington Writers' Academy School:

90.0%
State average from 3668 schools:

93.6%
Attendance Rate (2005): 91.0%
Here:

91.0%
State average from 3919 schools:

92.3%
Attendance Rate (2004): 91.0%
Here:

91.0%
State average from 3863 schools:

92.4%






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