Bursley School

1195 Port Sheldon St
Jenison, MI 49428
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Bursley School serves 525 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bursley School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (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 63% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bursley School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Bursley School's student population of 525 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Bursley School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Bursley School is 0.40, 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
#403 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJenison School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bursley School is Grandville High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jenison Junior High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosewood School (1.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jenison Jenison Public Schools Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 183 students
    1.5 miles
    800 Connie St
    Jenison, MI 49428
    (616) 457-1406
    1.5 PK-K 183
  • Jenison Rosewood School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 587 students
    1.6 miles
    2370 Tyler St
    Jenison, MI 49428
    (616) 669-0011
    1.6 K-6 587
  • Jenison Sandy Hill School Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 507 students
    1.6 miles
    1990 Baldwin St
    Jenison, MI 49428
    (616) 457-1404
    1.6 K-6 507
  • Grandville Grandville High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,763 student
    2.1 miles
    4700 Canal Ave Sw
    Grandville, MI 49418
    (616) 254-6433
    2.1 9-12 1,763
  • Jenison Pinewood School Math: 60% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-6 | 385 students
    2.2 miles
    2405 Chippewa St
    Jenison, MI 49428
    (616) 457-1407
    2.2 K-6 385

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