Atherton Middle School

Atherton Middle School serves 337 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Atherton Middle School operates within the Atherton Community s School District.

Overview

The student population of 337 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 337 students
Atherton Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 56% Male / 44%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Atherton Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Atherton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Atherton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Atherton Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Atherton Middle School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Atherton Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
22%
Atherton Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
77%
67%
Atherton Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Atherton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Atherton 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.
0.39 0.87
Atherton 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.
66%
44%
Atherton 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.
8%
6%
Atherton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 861 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
School District Name Atherton Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 861 823
Atherton Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9 MM n/a
Atherton Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM n/a
Atherton Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,295 $0
Atherton Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,387 $0
Atherton Community 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 Atherton High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bendle Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Vern Van Y. School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burton Atherton High School
    3354 South Genesee Rd
    Burton , MI , 48519
    (810)591-9184
    0.2  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Burton Madison Academy - High School
    Charter School
    3266 South Genesee Rd
    Burton , MI , 48519
    (810)655-2949
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  307  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Burton Burton Glen Charter Academy
    Charter School
    4171 East Atherton Rd
    Burton , MI , 48519
    (810)744-2300
    Charter School
    1.2  mi  |  664  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Burton Vern Van Y. School
    2400 Clarice Ave
    Burton , MI , 48519
    (810)591-0850
    1.6  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Grand Blanc Grand Blanc Academy
    Charter School
    5135 East Hill Rd
    Grand Blanc , MI , 48439
    (810)953-3140
    Charter School
    2.1  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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