1200 South Wisner St
Jackson, MI 49203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cascades School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Cascades School's student population of 254 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Cascades School is 0.65, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
49%
18%
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White
31%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
15%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cascades School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10% in MI)

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