Cavanaugh School

  • Cavanaugh School serves 251 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cavanaugh School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Cavanaugh School's student population of 251 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cavanaugh School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cavanaugh School is 0.76, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1840 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
8%
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Black
28%
18%
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White
30%
66%
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Two or more races
16%
4%
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Diversity Score0.760.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLansing Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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