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We're Ranked a Top Ten Charter School

Eagle Crest 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.


Eagle Crest is a top 10 charter school

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Eagle Crest as a Top 10 Charter School

Eagle Crest Charter Academy was ranked seventh on the Best Charter Middle Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings. Eagle Crest Charter Academy’s elementary program also ranked ninth on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan list.
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Awards and Accolades

Eagle Crest ranked the number one charter elementary and middle school in Michigan.

Niche Ranking

Eagle Crest Charter Academy was named the NUMBER ONE CHARTER ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL IN MICHIGAN by Niche, an organization that specializes in data and rankings. Eagle Crest’s elementary and middle school programs were also ranked first among charter schools in the Grand Rapids area and were given an overall grade of A+.

Eagle Crest is a Building the Hope School

2023 Building the Hope School

Eagle Crest was selected for its exceptional post-pandemic progress for underserved student groups. Our foundation for student achievement comes from a veteran teaching staff, rigorous weekly reviews of assessment data, and deployment of intervention specialists and paraprofessionals to aid students inside and outside of the classroom.

Eagle Crest is a national ESEA distinguished school

ESEA Recognition

Eagle Crest Charter Academy was recognized by ESEA (The Elementary and Secondary Education Act) as a distinguished school for our excellence in serving our 584 students, 100 of whom are English language learners, representing 23 different languages.

2022-23 MI Reward School

Eagle Crest is a Reward School

Eagle Crest Charter Academy was recognized as a Michigan Reward School by the Michigan Department of Education for the 2022-23 school year. We received this award for earning the highest grade in proficiency and growth.

Achieve earns grade A for proficiency and growth.

2022-23 School Letter Grade

Eagle Crest 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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East Crest is in the top 15 percent

We're in the Top 15%

Eagle Crest Charter Academy is ranked in the top 15% of all schools in Michigan according to the 2023 Michigan School Index.

2019 National Blue Ribbon school

Eagle Crest is a National Blue Ribbon School

Eagle Crest Charter Academy was recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2019. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program rewards public and private elementary, middle, and high schools for their exceptional academic achievements or for their efforts in reducing achievement gaps among different student groups.

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Where Kids Succeed

Eagle Crest Charter Academy outperforms the local district in all subjects on the state test.

"The curriculum is absolutely amazing, it pushes my daughter to keep learning more and more each day."

- Eagle Crest Charter Academy Parent

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