Adams Middle School

33475 Palmer Rd
Westland, MI 48186
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Adams Middle School serves 655 students in grades 6-8.
Adams Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Adams Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Adams Middle School's student population of 655 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
655 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Adams Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Adams Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2631 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
38%
18%
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White
46%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adams Middle School's ranking?
Adams Middle School is ranked #2631 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Adams Middle School often compared to?
Adams Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Warrendale Charter Academy, Bates Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 23% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Adams Middle School?
655 students attend Adams Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Adams Middle School students are White, 38% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Adams Middle School?
Adams Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Adams Middle School offer ?
Adams Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Adams Middle School part of?
Adams Middle School is part of Wayne-Westland Community School District.

School Reviews

1   3/16/2017
To much bullying goes on nothing gets done
- Posted by Parent - Alias
5   9/26/2007
This is a teriffic school. I love atteding it. My favorite class is English with Ms. Cooper. I love it.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - home_

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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