6150 Bancroft Ave Se
Alto, MI 49302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Alto Elementary School serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alto Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Alto Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Alto Elementary School's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
505 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Alto Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alto Elementary School is 0.17, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Alto Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Alto Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alto Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 505 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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