Donald J Yacks Elementary School
Donald J Yacks Elementary School's student population of 323 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||323 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||15 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
Donald J Yacks 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 diversity score of Donald J Yacks Elementary School is 0.47, 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
|#1019 out of 3119 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||22:1||18:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||L'anse Creuse School District|
Nearby Public Schools
The nearest high school to Donald J Yacks Elementary School is North Lake High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lanse Creuse Middle School South (0.3 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
- Harrison Township Lanse Creuse Middle School South Grades: 6-8 | 493 students
34641 Jefferson Ave
Harrison Township, MI 48045
(586) 493-5620 0.3 6-8 493
- Saint Clair Shores North Lake High School Grades: 9-12 | 116 students
23340 Elmira St
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48082
(586) 285-8780 0.9 9-12 116
- Clinton Township Tenniswood Elementary School Grades: K-5 | 384 students
23450 Glenwood St
Clinton Township, MI 48035
(586) 493-5640 1 K-5 384
MY granddaughter is so excited about school I pray her first year here at Yacks- kindergarten is wonderful for her young beginning i will be watching in a loving way thank you my children also went to Yacks and graduated!
- Posted by Parent - Sherry Marsh
My son has been attending Tacks since Kindergarten . I have say I haven't had any issues up to this point he will be going into the fourth grade this year last school year his teacher was absent a lot like every week his class had a substitute and I can tell it affected my some performance also the work he was given in class were just a bunch of work sheets, im not sure how his teacher was interacting with class through worksheet. Diversity among the students has increase in the time he has attended but not the staff Yacks will also have a new principle this year . I have and still are considering transferring him to another school either Atwood or Tenniswood
- Posted by Parent - K jr Mom
My feelings about Yacks are mixed. I have two children: one in K. The other in third grade. My son is the oldest. He was attending a DPS where he was constantly teased and bullied due to his Autism. He has had very little problems at Yacks regarding that issue. I commend the school for teaching Respect among other noble traits. He likes the school pretty well. So that means a lot! My daughter likes the school too and is learning how to read, count to 100. They do multiplication: 2's, 5's, and 10's! So, I'm really impressed. What I don't like about the staff is it's lack of diversity. There isn't ANY other races there who teach but White. The office staff as well and administrators are too. And while I don't mind White staff, I wouldn't mind seeing some others in there too. Now, there is one Black man there, the janitor! Firthermore,the office staff is less than friendly. And a lot of the staff are unfriendly too. Although my son is happy. And my daughter seems to like it okay, they won't be attending next year. The world is a rainbow. I want them to see all its beautiful colors :-)
- Posted by Parent - wiser
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