2690 Wewoka Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Donelson Hills Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Donelson Hills 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Donelson Hills Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Donelson Hills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Donelson Hills Elementary School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2177 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
8%
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Black
22%
18%
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White
36%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 384 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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