Brown Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Brown Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 93% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 584 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 19%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 1% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 90% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: 93% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Brown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Brown Elementary School's student population of 584 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Brown Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Brown Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 2925 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Brown Elementary School's ranking?
Brown Elementary School is ranked #9 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 93% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Brown Elementary School?
584 students attend Brown Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Brown Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Brown Elementary School?
Brown Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Brown Elementary School offer ?
Brown Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Brown Elementary School part of?
Brown Elementary School is part of Byron Center Public Schools School District.
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