Brown School

  • Brown School serves 379 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Brown School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Brown School's student population of 379 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brown School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Brown School is 0.47, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#42 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
72%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Joseph School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • Saint Joseph St Joseph High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,019 student
    1.8 miles
    2521 Stadium Dr
    Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 926-3200
    1.8 9-12 1,019
  • Stevensville Stewart Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 419 students
    1.9 miles
    2750 Orchard Ln
    Stevensville, MI 49127
    (269) 428-1418
    1.9 PK-5 419
  • Saint Joseph Upton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 704 students
    1.9 miles
    800 Maiden Ln
    Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 926-3400
    1.9 6-8 704
  • Saint Joseph Lincoln School
    Grades: PK-5 | 405 students
    2.2 miles
    1102 Orchard Ave
    Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 926-3700
    2.2 PK-5 405
  • Saint Joseph Lighthouse Education Center Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 106 students
    2.6 miles
    379 West Glenlord Rd
    Saint Joseph, MI 49085
    (269) 429-2351
    2.6 K-12 106

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