Atwood Elementary School

  • Atwood Elementary School serves 672 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Atwood Elementary School's student population of 672 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atwood Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atwood Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#679 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atwood 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)
61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Atwood 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 Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
8%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Atwood Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atwood Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.260.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atwood 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 NameL'Anse Creuse Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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