Atherton Elementary School

  • Atherton Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Atherton Elementary School's student population of 360 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atherton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atherton Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2704 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
18%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
64%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atherton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.550.53
This chart display the diversity score of Atherton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atherton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtherton Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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