Baraga School

  • Baraga School serves 413 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (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 36% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Baraga School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Baraga School's student population of 413 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students413 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Baraga School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Baraga School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Baraga School is 0.59, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2531 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
32%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Baraga School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
54%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Baraga 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
14%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baraga School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.590.52
This chart display the diversity score of Baraga School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate70-79%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baraga 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
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Baraga 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 NameBaraga Area Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Baraga School is L'anse High School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lanse L'anse High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 393 students
    2.4 miles
    201 North 4th St
    Lanse, MI 49946
    (906)524-6000
    2.4 6-12 393
  • Lanse Sullivan Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 247 students
    2.4 miles
    201 North 4th St
    Lanse, MI 49946
    (906)524-6000
    2.4 K-5 247
  • Skanee Arvon Township School
    Grades: K-6 | 12 students
    14.8 miles
    21798 Skanee Rd
    Skanee, MI 49962
    (906)524-7336
    14.8 K-6 12
  • Chassell Chassell K-12 School
    Grades: K-12 | 255 students
    16.7 miles
    41585 Us Highway 41
    Chassell, MI 49916
    (906)483-2132
    16.7 K-12 255
  • Painesdale Jeffers High School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 222 students
    20.0 miles
    43084 Goodell St
    Painesdale, MI 49955
    (906)482-0580
    20.0 7-12 222

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