Blue Star Elementary School

  • Blue Star Elementary School serves 256 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Blue Star Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Blue Star Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Blue Star Elementary School's student population of 256 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students256 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blue Star Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Blue Star Elementary School is 0.25, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#597 out of 3167 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
86%
66%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blue Star Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.250.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blue Star Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton Community Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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    4.5 miles
    4911 136th Ave
    Hamilton, MI 49419
    (269)751-5185
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  • Hamilton Hamilton High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 825 students
    4.8 miles
    4911 136th Ave
    Hamilton, MI 49419
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    4.8 9-12 825
  • Holland Jefferson
    Grades: K-7 | 405 students
    4.9 miles
    282 West 30th St
    Holland, MI 49423
    (616)494-2500
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  • Hamilton Hamilton Middle School
    Grades: K-12 | 793 students
    5.0 miles
    4845 136th Ave
    Hamilton, MI 49419
    (269)751-4436
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