Pine Avenue Elementary School

1025 Pine Ave,

Alma, MI, 48801-1236

Tel: (989)463-3111
Grades: 4-5

338 students

Pine Avenue Elementary School serves 338 students in grades 4-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Pine Avenue Elementary School operates within the Alma Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 338 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 338 students
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Pine Avenue Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Pine Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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
Pine Avenue Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Pine Avenue Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
6%
Pine Avenue Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
22%
Pine Avenue Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
67%
Pine Avenue Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pine Avenue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Pine Avenue Elementary 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.
0.27 0.48
Pine Avenue Elementary 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.
52%
44%
Pine Avenue Elementary 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.
7%
6%
Pine Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,214 students has grown by 541% over five years.
School District Name Alma Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,214 806
Alma Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $11 MM
Alma Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $24 MM $11 MM
Alma Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $69,377 $11,537
Alma Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $69,067 $11,612
Alma 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 Alma Senior High School (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Donald L. Pavlik Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillcrest Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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