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U.S. News & World Report: Vanguard Charter Academy Ranks in Top 10 for Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan

Vanguard Charter Academy was ranked seventh on the Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan list, according to U.S. News & World Report in its 2024 school rankings.

Vanguard Charter Academy, which has outperformed the local district for 14 years, was praised for its elementary school math and reading performance. Vanguard Charter Academy performed well above expectations in the elementary school reading and math categories.

National Heritage Acadmies (NHA) charter schools dominate the list of Michigan's top charter middle schools. An article on The Livingston Post's website summarizes NHA school's success.

This marks the third year of the U.S. News & World Report ranking elementary and middle schools. The organization has provided go-to resources for parents and students at the high school and college levels for years.

Rankings were determined by analyzing math and reading proficiency, state assessments, and how schools performed compared to expectations. Read more about the ranking’s methodology here.
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About Vanguard Charter Academy:
Vanguard Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Wyoming, Michigan, serving students in Young 5s through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes over 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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