Bothwell Middle School

1200 Tierney St
Marquette, MI 49855
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bothwell Middle School serves 698 students in grades 5-8.
Bothwell Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bothwell Middle School's student population of 698 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Bothwell Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bothwell Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#639 out of 2925 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
85%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bothwell Middle School's ranking?
Bothwell Middle School is ranked #639 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Bothwell Middle School?
698 students attend Bothwell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Bothwell Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bothwell Middle School?
Bothwell Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bothwell Middle School offer ?
Bothwell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bothwell Middle School part of?
Bothwell Middle School is part of Marquette Area Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   11/28/2014
the teachers are okay, and the lunch staff is horrible! they are very rude. other wise the school is pretty good
- Posted by Student/Alumni - unkno
2   4/18/2014
To much bullying and not enough teacher-student contact.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Reape

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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