East Lansing High School

  • East Lansing High School serves 1,092 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • East Lansing High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

East Lansing High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • East Lansing High School's student population of 1,092 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,092 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Lansing High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Lansing High School is 0.60, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#314 out of 3167 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
18%
18%
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White
60%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Lansing High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.600.52
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Graduation Rate
92%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Lansing High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Lansing High 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 NameEast Lansing School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to East Lansing High School is Glencairn School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Lansing Glencairn School
    Grades: K-12 | 308 students
    0.8 miles
    939 North Harrison Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7930
    0.8 K-12 308
  • East Lansing Marble School
    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
    0.8 miles
    729 North Hagadorn Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7860
    0.8 K-5 360
  • East Lansing Macdonald Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
    0.9 miles
    1601 Burcham Dr
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7600
    0.9 6-12 850
  • East Lansing Whitehills Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 321 students
    0.9 miles
    621 Pebblebrook Ln
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7900
    0.9 K-5 321
  • East Lansing Donley Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
    1.3 miles
    2961 East Lake Lansing Rd
    East Lansing, MI 48823
    (517)333-7370
    1.3 K-5 274

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