513 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Black River Public School Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Black River Public School Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Black River Public School Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Black River Public School Elementary School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Black River Public School Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Black River Public School Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#782 out of 3120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
White
67%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 396 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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