Burton Elementary School

  • Burton Elementary School serves 490 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 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%.

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School Overview

  • Burton Elementary School's student population of 490 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Burton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Burton Elementary School is 0.28, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#3112 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
49%
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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
84%
8%
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Black
12%
18%
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White
3%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Burton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.280.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Burton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Grand Rapids Burton Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 572 students
    0.0 miles
    2133 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2269
    0.0 6-12 572
  • Grand Rapids Buchanan School
    Grades: K-5 | 467 students
    0.5 miles
    1775 Buchanan Ave Sw
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2252
    0.5 K-5 467
  • Grand Rapids Hope Academy Of West Michigan Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 358 students
    0.7 miles
    240 Brown Street Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)301-8458
    0.7 K-12 358
  • Grand Rapids William C. Abney Academy - Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 136 students
    0.7 miles
    256 Alger Street
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)301-2810
    0.7 6-8 136
  • Grand Rapids Brookside School
    Grades: K-5 | 297 students
    0.8 miles
    2505 Madison Ave Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49507
    (616)819-2242
    0.8 K-5 297

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