Colon Elementary School

  • Colon Elementary School serves 244 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Colon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Colon Elementary School's student population of 244 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students244 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Colon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Colon Elementary School is 0.11, 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 Testing Rank#1405 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.110.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColon Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Colon Elementary School is Colon High School (0.3 miles away)
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