Twin Rivers Elementary School

435 Lou Lemke Ln,

Muir, MI, 48860-9808

Tel: (989)855-3333
Grades: KG-5

257 students

Twin Rivers Elementary School serves 257 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Twin Rivers Elementary School operates within the Ionia Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 257 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 257 students
Twin Rivers Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Twin Rivers Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Twin Rivers Elementary 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 0.12 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 18:1 18:1
Twin Rivers Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Twin Rivers Elementary School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Twin Rivers Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Twin Rivers Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
94%
67%
Twin Rivers Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Twin Rivers Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Twin Rivers 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.
0.12 0.87
Twin Rivers 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.
65%
44%
Twin Rivers 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.
6%
6%
Twin Rivers Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,044 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Ionia Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 3,044 930
Ionia Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $11 MM
District Spending $35 MM $11 MM
Ionia Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,210 $11,537
Ionia Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,728 $11,612
Ionia 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 Douglas R. Welch High School (5.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Independent Living Center (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pewamo Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pewamo Pewamo Elementary School
    430 West Jefferson St
    Pewamo , MI , 48873
    (989)593-3488
    4.4  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Ionia Douglas R. Welch High School
    Alternative School
    830 Harrison St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-3530
    Alternative School
    5.5  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Ionia Jefferson School
    420 North Jefferson St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-2740
    5.9  mi  |  330  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ionia Independent Living Center
    Special Education School
    201 East Main St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-0542
    Special Education School
    6.3  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  Inquire with school
  • Ionia Ionia Middle School
    438 Union St
    Ionia , MI , 48846
    (616)527-0040
    6.4  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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