Doherty Elementary School

  • Doherty Elementary School serves 413 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 41%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 65%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Doherty Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Doherty Elementary School's student population of 413 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students413 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Doherty Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,985 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Doherty Elementary School is 0.62, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Doherty 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 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
65%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Doherty 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Doherty Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Doherty Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
28%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Doherty Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
54%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Doherty Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Doherty Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.620.28
This chart display the diversity score of Doherty Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Doherty Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Bloomfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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