Burton Elementary School

  • Burton Elementary School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Burton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Burton Elementary School's student population of 475 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Burton Elementary School is 0.31, 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#2389 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
82%
8%
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Black
12%
18%
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White
3%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.310.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • Grand Rapids Brookside School
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    0.8 miles
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  • Grand Rapids Dickinson School
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