Douglas R. Welch High School

  • Douglas R. Welch High School serves 119 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (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 30-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Douglas R. Welch High School's student population of 119 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Douglas R. Welch High School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Douglas R. Welch High School is 0.29, 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#2500 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
83%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.28
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Graduation Rate21-39%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIonia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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