Bemis Elementary School

  • Bemis Elementary School serves 551 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bemis Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bemis Elementary School's student population of 551 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students551 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bemis Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bemis Elementary School is 0.48, 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)#24 out of 3167 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bemis 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)
86%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
67%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
27%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bemis Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.480.52
This chart display the diversity score of Bemis 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
3%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTroy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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