1509 North Van Dyke Rd
Bad Axe, MI 48413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Big Burning School serves 21 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Big Burning School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Big Burning School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Big Burning School's student population of 21 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
21 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
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School Rankings

Big Burning School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Big Burning School is 0.24, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#101 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 21 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-79% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥80% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Top 50%)

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