Dickinson West Elementary School

  • Dickinson West Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 12% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Dickinson West Elementary 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Dickinson West Elementary School's student population of 468 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dickinson West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dickinson West Elementary School is 0.66, which is more 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 (16-17)#2965 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dickinson West 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dickinson West 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dickinson West Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Asian
28%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dickinson West Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dickinson West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Black
27%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dickinson West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
44%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dickinson West 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
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dickinson West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dickinson West Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.660.52
This chart display the diversity score of Dickinson West 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
97%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dickinson West 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 Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dickinson West 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 NameHamtramck School District Of The City Of School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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