Avondale Middle School

1445 West Auburn Rd
Rochester, MI 48309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 655 students in grades 6-8, Avondale Middle 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 30% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Bottom 50% in MI
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Avondale Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Avondale Middle School's student population of 655 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Avondale Middle 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 Avondale Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
#1649 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
36%
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43%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
34%
18%
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White
41%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.70
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Avondale Middle School's ranking?
Avondale Middle School is ranked #1649 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Avondale Middle School often compared to?
Avondale Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Berkshire Middle School, Clifford H Smart Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Avondale Middle School?
655 students attend Avondale Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Avondale Middle School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Avondale Middle School?
Avondale Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Avondale Middle School offer ?
Avondale Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Avondale Middle School part of?
Avondale Middle School is part of Avondale School District.

School Reviews

5   5/25/2009
Parents and teachers are wonderful! Cooperation between the two is evident. The atmosphere is one of caring and determination by the teachers to help students succeed.
- Posted by Teacher - dkohn

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 655 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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