Custer Elementary School

5003 West Albain Rd

Monroe, MI 48161-9558

Grades: PK-6

1,066 students

Custer Elementary School serves 1,066 students in grades PK-6.
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 Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Custer Elementary School operates within the Monroe School District.

Overview

The student population of 1066 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 1,066 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Hispanic
5%
6%
Black
10%
22%
White
85%
66%
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.
0.27 0.26
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.
54%
44%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,509 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,408 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,392 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Monroe School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 7,509 822
District Total Revenue $63 MM $11 MM
District Spending $63 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,408 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,392 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Monroe High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Monroe Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waterloo School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MonroeMonroe Middle School
    503 Washington St
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-4000
    2.5 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 872 students                      
  • MonroeMonroe High School
    901 Herr Rd
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-3400
    2.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1908 students                      
  • MonroeWaterloo School
    1933 South Custer Rd
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-5100
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 303 students                      
  • MonroeRiverside Learning Center
    77 North Roessler St
    MonroeMI 48162
    (734)265-4900
    2.8 mi | Gr. PK-KG | n/a students                      
  • MonroeOrchard Center High School
    Alternative School
    1750 Oak St
    MonroeMI 48161
    (734)265-3700
    Alternative School

    3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 193 students                      

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