Chikaming Elementary School

  • Chikaming Elementary School serves 134 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 64%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Chikaming Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Chikaming Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Chikaming Elementary School's student population of 134 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students134 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Chikaming Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,219 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chikaming Elementary School is 0.19, 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 School Rank (11-12)#710 out of 3219 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Chikaming Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
90%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Chikaming Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.190.52
This chart display the diversity score of Chikaming Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Chikaming Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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