Bendle High School

  • Bendle High School serves 371 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bendle High 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 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bendle High School's student population of 371 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bendle High 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 decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bendle High School is 0.44, 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)#2499 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
14%
18%
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White
73%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bendle High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.440.52
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Graduation Rate70-74%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBendle School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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