Alice M Birney K8 School

27225 Evergreen Road
Southfield, MI 48076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 401 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Alice M Birney K8 School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in MI
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Alice M Birney K8 School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Alice M Birney K8 School's student population of 401 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Alice M Birney K8 School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Alice M Birney K8 School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#2665 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤5%
36%
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20-24%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
95%
18%
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White
2%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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0.10
This chart display the diversity score of Alice M Birney K8 School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Alice M Birney K8 School's ranking?
Alice M Birney K8 School is ranked #2665 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Alice M Birney K8 School often compared to?
Alice M Birney K8 Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bradford Academy, University Middle School Academy, Macarthur K8 University Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Alice M Birney K8 School?
401 students attend Alice M Birney K8 School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Alice M Birney K8 School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Alice M Birney K8 School?
Alice M Birney K8 School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Alice M Birney K8 School offer ?
Alice M Birney K8 School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Alice M Birney K8 School part of?
Alice M Birney K8 School is part of Southfield Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 401 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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