2301 Niles Buchanan Rd
Niles, MI 49120
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Cedar Lane School serves 71 students in grades 9-12.
Cedar Lane 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Cedar Lane School's student population of 71 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
71 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
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School Rankings

Cedar Lane School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cedar Lane School is 0.51, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2607 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
8%
18%
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White
68%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
60-79%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 71 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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