Waldron Elementary And Middle School

Waldron Elementary And Middle School serves 358 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Waldron Elementary And Middle School operates within the Fowler Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 358 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 358 students
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Waldron Elementary And Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 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 20:1 18:1
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Black (1992-2009)
White
96%
67%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Waldron Elementary And Middle School Sch Ethnicity Waldron Elementary And 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.
0.08 0.87
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
14%
44%
Waldron Elementary And 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.
1%
6%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fowler Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 544 930
Fowler Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $5 MM $11 MM
Fowler Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM $11 MM
Fowler Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,113 $11,537
Fowler Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,715 $11,612
Fowler 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 Fowler High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is St. Johns Middle School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pewamo Elementary School (5.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fowler Fowler High School
    Magnet School
    700 South Wright Rd
    Fowler , MI , 48835
    (989)593-2250
    Magnet School
    0.7  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pewamo Pewamo Elementary School
    430 West Jefferson St
    Pewamo , MI , 48873
    (989)593-3488
    5.6  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Westphalia Pewamo-westphalia Junior Senior High School
    5101 South Clintonia Rd
    Westphalia , MI , 48894
    (989)587-5100
    6.5  mi  |  445  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Saint Johns Riley Elementary School
    Magnet School
    5935 West Pratt Rd
    Saint Johns , MI , 48879
    (989)227-5100
    Magnet School
    9  mi  |  275  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • St. Johns St. Johns High School
    Magnet School
    501 West Sickels St
    St. Johns , MI , 48879
    (989)227-4100
    Magnet School
    9  mi  |  1082  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 04, 2007 - This school is good up to 4th grade, they have excellent kindergarden, but Middle School lets me down. The students who need help don't get it, on absent days they are left getting their homework from another student, instead of from the teachers. I mean come on! How reliable is that? My child had an issue with a computer during class when another student reached over and closed the program that he/she was supposed to be working on, he/she had her hand up during the ENTIRE HOUR and the teacher never made it to them. Also, if your kid gets bullied, here is NOT the place to send them. They seem to not care and say "what are we supposed to do about it?" - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended April 04, 2007 - I am a student here, I am forgetful sometimes but I really try. I do not get much help from the teachers, I feel that they all hate me. When I ask them a question, they tell me to ask someone else. My dad says that they should answer my questions because they get paid to. This school doesn't have any sports at the school, I would like to play soccer, or basketball or something, but they have nothing until you get into Middle School. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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