Atherton Elementary School

  • Atherton Elementary School serves 416 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • Atherton Elementary School operates within the Atherton Community s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 416 students has grown by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-6
Total Students416 students
Atherton Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Atherton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Atherton Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeAtherton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
Atherton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Atherton Elementary School American Indian Students (1991-2013)
Asian
n/a
3%
Atherton Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Atherton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
12%
18%
Atherton Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
70%
68%
Atherton Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Atherton Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Atherton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsAtherton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.480.50
Atherton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
69%
41%
Atherton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Atherton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Atherton Community s School District's student population of 898 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,281 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,025 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameAtherton Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed898760
Atherton Community s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$9 MM$11 MM
Atherton Community s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$9 MM$11 MM
Atherton Community s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,281$11,681
Atherton Community s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,025$11,849
Atherton Community s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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