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We're Ranked the #2 Charter Elementary School

Chandler Woods Charter Academy has outperformed the district on the state test for the past 14 years, and it doesn't stop there. We are proud to display our impressive collection of awards and accolades, which include both local and national honors. Our school’s dedication to academic excellence and moral focus is evident in the recognition we’ve earned, emphasizing our commitment to preparing students to succeed in life.


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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Chandler Woods as a Top Five Charter School

Chandler Woods Charter Academy was ranked second on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings. Chandler Woods Charter Academy’s middle school program also ranked second on the Best Charter Middle Schools in Michigan list.
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Awards and Accolades

Chandler Woods ranked a top ten charter elementary school by Niche

Niche Ranking

Chandler Woods Charter Academy was named a Top Ten Charter Elementary and Middle School in Michigan by Niche, an organization that specializes in data and rankings. Chandler Woods' elementary and middle school programs were ranked second among charter schools in the Grand Rapids area and were given an overall grade of A+.

Achieve is a Michigan Rewards School

Reward School

Chandler Woods Charter Academy was recognized as a Michigan Reward School by the Michigan Department of Education for the 2022-23 school year.

Chandler Woods Charter Academy earned an A letter grade in growth in proficiency.

2022-23 School Letter Grade

Chandler Woods Charter Academy earned an A letter grade in proficiency and growth according to the 2022-23 Michigan School Grades System.

NHA Schools gain nearly 3.5 months of additional learning per year.

NHA Shines: Stanford's CREDO Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.
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We're in the Top 4%

Chandler Woods Charter Academy is ranked in the top 4% of all schools in Michigan according to the 2023 Michigan School Index.

Advantage received an Eagle Award in both employee engagement and student attendance.

Chandler Woods Receives Three Eagle Awards

National Heritage Academies awarded Chandler Woods Charter Academy with three Eagle Awards for the 2022-23 school year. We were recognized for student attendance because of our excellent student attendance and student enrollment because of our strong enrollment numbers. Chandler Woods was also awarded a Taking Flight Eagle Award in Employee Engagement, meaning this is an area of strong growth in the past year.
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Where Kids Succeed

Chandler Woods Charter Academy outperforms the local district in all subjects on the state test.

"The curriculum at Chandler Woods is academically rigorous, yet age appropriate in a way that makes it interesting for the students."

- Chandler Woods Charter Academy Parent

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