Alcott School

460 West Kennett Rd
Pontiac, MI 48340
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Alcott School serves 479 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Alcott 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Alcott School's student population of 479 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Alcott School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Alcott School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2354 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
39%
8%
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Black
39%
18%
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White
10%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePontiac City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alcott School is Hazel Park Training Facility (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Childrens Village School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hazel Park Hazel Park Training Facility Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.7 miles
    1201 N Telegraph Rd
    Hazel Park, MI 48030
    (248) 658-5600
    0.7 9-12 n/a
  • Pontiac Childrens Village School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 151 students
    0.9 miles
    1200 North Telegraph Rd
    Pontiac, MI 48341
    (248) 858-5491
    0.9 K-12 151
  • Waterford Virtual Learning Academy Consortium
    Grades: K-12 | 259 students
    1.2 miles
    2111 Pontiac Lake Road
    Waterford, MI 48328
    (248) 209-2037
    1.2 K-12 259
  • Pontiac Kennedy Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
    1.5 miles
    1700 Baldwin Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-8040
    1.5 PK-12 84
  • Pontiac Owen Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 443 students
    1.5 miles
    1700 Baldwin Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-7870
    1.5 K-6 443

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