Waldron Elementary And Middle School

Waldron Elementary And Middle School serves 341 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Waldron Elementary And Middle School operates within the Fowler School District.

School Overview

The student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 341 students
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Waldron Elementary And Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Waldron Elementary And Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 19:1
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
96%
68%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.50
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
13%
43%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Waldron Elementary And Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fowler School District's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,921 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Fowler School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 534 752
Fowler School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $5 MM n/a
Fowler School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $5 MM n/a
Fowler School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,921 n/a
Fowler School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,471 n/a
Fowler School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Fowler High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pewamo-westphalia Middle/high School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pewamo-westaphalia Elementary School (5.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FowlerFowler High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    0.7 miles
    700 South Wright Rd
    FowlerMI 48835
    (989)593-2250
    0.79-12193
  • PewamoPewamo-westaphalia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 175 students
    5.6 miles
    430 West Jefferson St
    PewamoMI 48873
    (989)593-3488
    5.6PK-5175
  • WestphaliaPewamo-westphalia Middle/high School
    Grades: 6-12 | 465 students
    6.5 miles
    5101 South Clintonia Rd
    WestphaliaMI 48894
    (989)587-5100
    6.56-12465
  • Saint JohnsRiley Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 278 students
    9 miles
    5935 West Pratt Rd
    Saint JohnsMI 48879
    (989)227-5100
    9PK-5278
  • Saint JohnsSt. Johns High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1087 students
    9 miles
    501 West Sickels St
    Saint JohnsMI 48879
    (989)227-4100
    99-121087

School Reviews

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, 04/04/07
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, 04/04/07

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