Coleman Elementary School

Coleman Elementary School serves 407 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Coleman Elementary School operates within the Coleman Community s School District.

Overview

The student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 407 students
Coleman Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Coleman Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Coleman Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 21:1 18:1
Coleman Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Coleman Elementary School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Coleman Elementary School Asian (1988-2001)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Coleman Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Coleman Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
94%
67%
Coleman Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.12 0.87
Coleman 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.
53%
44%
Coleman 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.
4%
6%
Coleman Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 752 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
School District Name Coleman Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 752 930
Coleman Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $11 MM
District Spending $8 MM $11 MM
Coleman Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,478 $11,537
Coleman Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,506 $11,612
Coleman 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 Coleman Junior/senior High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Beaverton Middle School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beaverton Primary School (9.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Coleman Coleman Junior/senior High School
    4951 North Lewis Rd
    Coleman , MI , 48618
    (989)465-6171
    0.4  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Beaverton Beaverton High School
    Magnet School
    3090 Crockett Rd
    Beaverton , MI , 48612
    (989)246-3010
    Magnet School
    9.2  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Beaverton Beaverton Middle School
    Magnet School
    440 South Ross St
    Beaverton , MI , 48612
    (989)246-3020
    Magnet School
    9.5  mi  |  537  students  |  Gr.  4-8
  • Beaverton Beaverton Primary School
    Magnet School
    127 Tonkin St
    Beaverton , MI , 48612
    (989)246-3040
    Magnet School
    9.7  mi  |  358  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Beaverton Creative Learning Academy
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    540 Lang Rd
    Beaverton , MI , 48612
    (989)545-1555
    Special Education School
    Charter School
    10  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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