Bothwell Middle School

1200 Tierney St,

Marquette, MI, 49855-5055

Tel: (906)225-4262
Grades: 5-8

842 students

Bothwell Middle School serves 842 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Bothwell Middle School operates within the Marquette Area Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 842 students
Bothwell Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Bothwell Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Bothwell Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Bothwell Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
4%
1%
Bothwell Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Bothwell Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Bothwell Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Bothwell Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
67%
Bothwell Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bothwell Middle School Sch Ethnicity Bothwell Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.24 0.48
Bothwell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
24%
44%
Bothwell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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%
Bothwell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,105 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Marquette Area Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,105 806
Marquette Area Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $11 MM
Marquette Area Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $32 MM $11 MM
Marquette Area Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,651 $11,537
Marquette Area Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,879 $11,612
Marquette Area Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Graveraet School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Graveraet School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Superior Hills Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marquette Superior Hills Elementary School
    1201 South Mcclellan Ave
    Marquette , MI , 49855
    (906)225-4295
    0.8  mi  |  346  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Marquette Sandy Knoll School
    401 North 6th St
    Marquette , MI , 49855
    (906)225-4281
    1.1  mi  |  361  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Marquette Graveraet School
    Alternative School
    611 North Front St
    Marquette , MI , 49855
    (906)225-4302
    Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  110  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Marquette Marquette-alger Administrative Unit
    Special Education School
    321 East Ohio St
    Marquette , MI , 49855
    (906)226-5101
    Special Education School
    1.5  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Marquette Marquette Senior High School
    1203 West Fair Ave
    Marquette , MI , 49855
    (906)225-4254
    1.7  mi  |  1021  students  |  Gr.  8-12

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