Arnold Elementary School

Arnold Elementary School serves 296 students in grades PK-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Arnold Elementary School operates within the Michigan Center School District.

Overview

The student population of 296 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-2
Total Students 296 students
Arnold Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Arnold Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Arnold Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 15:1 18:1
Arnold Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Arnold Elementary School Asian (1990-2011)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Arnold Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Arnold Elementary School Black (1991-2011)
White
95%
67%
Arnold Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Arnold Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Arnold 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.
0.10 0.87
Arnold 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%
Arnold 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%
Arnold Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,420 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Michigan Center School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,420 823
District Total Revenue $13 MM n/a
Michigan Center   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM n/a
Michigan Center   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,145 $0
Michigan Center   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,761 $0
Michigan Center   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 Michigan Center Jr/sr High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Jackson Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Keicher Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Michigan Center Keicher Elementary School
    137 Broad St
    Michigan Center , MI , 49254
    (517)764-5200
    0.9  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Michigan Center Michigan Center Jr/sr High School
    400 South State St
    Michigan Center , MI , 49254
    (517)764-1440
    1  mi  |  637  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Jackson East Jackson Middle School
    1566 North Sutton Rd
    Jackson , MI , 49202
    (517)764-6010
    1.5  mi  |  226  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Jackson East Jackson High School
    1566 North Sutton Rd
    Jackson , MI , 49202
    (517)764-1700
    1.5  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jackson Memorial School
    345 North Dettman Rd
    Jackson , MI , 49202
    (517)784-7131
    2  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  KG-3

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