8200 Eastern Ave Se
Byron Center, MI 49315
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Countryside Elementary School serves 524 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Countryside Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Countryside Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Countryside Elementary School's student population of 524 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Countryside Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Countryside Elementary School is 0.22, 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
#17 out of 3120 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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