Dickinson West Elementary School

2333 Burger St
Hamtramck, MI 48212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Dickinson West Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 7% (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 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Dickinson West Elementary School's student population of 468 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% 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 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Dickinson West Elementary School is 0.67, 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 Testing Rank
#2641 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
28%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
27%
18%
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White
43%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
6%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dickinson West Elementary School is Hamtramck High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Caniff Liberty Academy (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hamtramck Caniff Liberty Academy Charter School
    Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 439 students
    0.1 miles
    2650 Caniff Street
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (248) 327-7673
    0.1 K-8 439
  • Hamtramck Hamtramck High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 988 students
    0.2 miles
    11410 Charest St
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (313) 892-7505
    0.2 9-12 988
  • Hamtramck Horizon High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 201 students
    0.2 miles
    3225 Caniff St
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (313) 893-2355
    0.2 9-12 201
  • Hamtramck Kosciuszko School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 373 students
    0.2 miles
    2333 Burger St
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (313) 365-4625
    0.2 7-8 373
  • Hamtramck Early Childhood Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 170 students
    0.4 miles
    11680 Mcdougall St
    Hamtramck, MI 48212
    (313) 891-3200
    0.4 PK-2 170

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