1201 North Elevation St
Hancock, MI 49930
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Barkell Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Barkell Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Barkell Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Barkell Elementary School's student population of 334 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Barkell Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Barkell Elementary School is 0.08, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#431 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
96%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.08 (Btm 50%)

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