Collins Elementary School

  • Collins Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Collins Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Collins Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Collins Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Collins Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#248 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
8%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Collins Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
75%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Collins Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.420.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Collins Elementary 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Hills School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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