On July 16th in Grand Rapids, several Bay Mills authorized Charter Schools were awarded with top honors from National Heritage Academies (NHA), one of the nation's largest charter school management companies, at their annual Eagle Awards Ceremony.
Bay Mills is proud of these faculty and students for all their hard work. As an authorizer, Bay Mills strives to provide the best education to every student and we congratulate our schools for this achievement of greatness.
At the ceremony, the following Bay Mills authorized schools were given awards:
2018 Student Enrollment:
Outstanding count day enrollment and average daily membership results at or above the 90th percentile.
2018 Employee Engagement:
Glint employee engagement index score the 90th percentile or higher on the spring employee survey.
NHA School of Excellence:
Schools are measured on the following factors:
- Academic Proficiency: Percent of students proficient on the 2016-17 state reading and math assessments compared to schools statewide that serve a similar free and reduced lunch population.
- Academic Growth: Measured based on the state-specific student growth standards from the 2016-17 results.
- Student Enrollment: The percentage of students enrolled on Count Day as determined by the measurement dates outlined in the principal bonus plan for 2016-17.
- NHA Annual Daily Membership (ADM): The school's ending ADM relative to the lesser of the school's enrollment as defined by the fall enrollment measurement dates or the school's offered capacity.
NHA School of Excellence 4.5 Star:
NHA School of Excellence-5 Star:
We would also like to congratulate our nominees for the NHA's Founders Award who made it to the Top 5 (Fortis Academy, Prevail Academy, and Triumph Academy). While they did not receive the award, it is still an honor to be nominated.