Gull Lake Middle School

Gull Lake Middle School serves 676 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Gull Lake Middle School operates within the Gull Lake Community s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 676 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 676 students
Gull Lake Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Gull Lake Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Gull Lake Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Gull Lake Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less 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 18:1 19:1
Gull Lake Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Gull Lake Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Gull Lake Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
3%
18%
Gull Lake Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
89%
68%
Gull Lake Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Gull Lake Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Gull Lake Middle 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.
0.21 0.27
Gull Lake Middle 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.
16%
43%
Gull Lake Middle 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%
Gull Lake Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,974 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,116 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,666 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 22% over four years.
School District Name Gull Lake Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,974 784
Gull Lake Community s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $11 MM
Gull Lake Community s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $31 MM $11 MM
Gull Lake Community s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,116 $11,681
Gull Lake Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,666 $11,849
Gull Lake Community s 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 Gull Lake High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Galesburg-augusta Middle School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas M. Ryan Intermediate School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RichlandThomas M. Ryan Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 615 students9562 East M89
    RichlandMI 49083
    (269)488-5060
    03-5615
  • RichlandRichland Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 416 students9476 East M89
    RichlandMI 49083
    (269)488-5080
    0.1KG-2416
  • RichlandGull Lake High School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 977 students7753 North 34th St
    RichlandMI 49083
    (269)488-5020
    0.39-12977
  • RichlandGull Lake Gateway Academy
    Alternative School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 35 students11775 East D Ave
    RichlandMI 49083
    (269)488-5000
    1.99-1235
  • Hickory CornersKellogg Elementary School
    3.6 miles | Grades: PK-2 | 181 students9594 North 40th St
    Hickory CornersMI 49060
    (269)488-5070
    3.6PK-2181

School Reviews

After two years here I think we can conclude: Good teachers. Very traditional. Like a time capsule of what worked 20 years ago. A bit of downshift shock coming from a gifted child friendly school to this.
- Posted by Parent, 02/17/10

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