Belle River Elementary School

  • Belle River Elementary School serves 443 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (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 45% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Belle River Elementary 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 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Belle River Elementary School's student population of 443 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students443 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Belle River Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Belle River Elementary 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 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Belle River 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1881 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Belle River 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)
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Belle River 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 Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
96%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Belle River Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.080.52
This chart display the diversity score of Belle River Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Belle River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast China School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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