Bendle Middle School

  • Bendle Middle School serves 274 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (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 26% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Bendle Middle School's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bendle Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bendle Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2743 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
8%
18%
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White
78%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bendle Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.380.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBendle Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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