Bates Upper Elementary School (Closed 2012)

Bates Upper Elementary School served 124 students in grades 5-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 75-79% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-84% (which was approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 was equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 5-6
Total Students
124 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
75-79%
80%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
80-84%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.06
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bates Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bates Upper Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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