Bluffton Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Serving 178 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Bluffton Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 40-44% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 65-69% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 64%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
178 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(11-12)
40-44%
37%
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(11-12)
65-69%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bluffton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
66%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bluffton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MI state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 64% MI state average).
How many students attend Bluffton Elementary School?
178 students attend Bluffton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Bluffton Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bluffton Elementary School?
Bluffton Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bluffton Elementary School offer ?
Bluffton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Bluffton Elementary School part of?
Bluffton Elementary School is part of Muskegon Public Schools Of The City Of School District.

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