Custer Elementary School

Custer Elementary School serves 1,056 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Custer Elementary School operates within the Monroe School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1056 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,056 students
Custer Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Custer Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Custer Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Custer Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 19:1
Custer Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Custer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
12%
18%
Custer Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
83%
68%
Custer Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Custer Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.30 0.27
Custer Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
43%
Custer Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Custer Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,864 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,311 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,651 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,864 784
Monroe School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $61 MM $11 MM
Monroe School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $63 MM $11 MM
Monroe School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,311 $11,681
Monroe School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,651 $11,849
Monroe School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Monroe High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monroe Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterloo School (2.5 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MonroeMonroe High School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1845 students901 Herr Rd
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-3400
    2.59-121845
  • MonroeMonroe Middle School
    2.5 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 864 students503 Washington St
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-4000
    2.57-8864
  • MonroeWaterloo School
    2.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 273 students1933 South Custer Rd
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-5100
    2.5PK-6273
  • MonroeRiverside Learning Center
    2.8 miles | Grades: PK77 North Roessler St
    MonroeMI 48162
    (734)265-4900
    2.8PKn/a
  • MonroeOrchard Center High School
    Alternative School
    3 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 130 students1750 Oak St
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-3700
    37-12130

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.