Bluffton Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Bluffton Elementary School served 178 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-44% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 64%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was equal to the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
65-69%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
66%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bluffton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.530.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuskegon Public Schools Of The City Of School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bluffton Elementary School is Mona Shores High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Muskegon Montessori Academy For Environmental Change (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lakeside Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Muskegon Lakeside Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 469 students
    1.7 miles
    2312 Denmark St
    Muskegon, MI 49441
    (231) 720-2301
    1.7 PK-6 469
  • Muskegon Lincoln Park Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 470 students
    2.0 miles
    2951 Leon St
    Muskegon, MI 49441
    (231) 755-1257
    2 PK-5 470
  • Battle Creek Muskegon Montessori Academy For Environmental Change Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 141 students
    2.3 miles
    2950 Mccracken
    Battle Creek, MI 49037
    (231) 215-6548
    2.3 PK-8 141
  • Muskegon Pennsylvania Elementary School
    Grades: PK-K | 60 students
    2.4 miles
    2500 Pennsylvania Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49445
    (231) 766-3443
    2.4 PK-K 60
  • Muskegon Glenside
    Grades: PK
    2.7 miles
    1213 West Hackley Ave
    Muskegon, MI 49441
    (231) 720-2500
    2.7 PK n/a
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