Bemis Elementary School

  • Bemis Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 84% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bemis Elementary School's student population of 574 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students574 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bemis Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bemis Elementary School is 0.50, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#23 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
38%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bemis 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bemis Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Asian
65%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
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 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
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 2015-16 school year data.
White
29%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.500.50
This chart display the diversity score of Bemis Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bemis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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