Eastern Elementary School

1600 Eastern Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Eastern Elementary School serves 276 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Eastern Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Eastern Elementary School's student population of 276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Eastern Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Eastern Elementary School is 0.17, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#505 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
91%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTraverse City Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Eastern Elementary School is Central High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Tba Isd Traverse Heights (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traverse City Central High School Math: 3% | Reading: 2%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,378 student
    0.3 miles
    1150 Milliken Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-3500
    0.3 9-12 1,378
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Oak Park Special Education Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK | 87 students
    0.7 miles
    301 South Garfield Ave
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5683
    0.7 PK 87
  • Traverse City Tba Isd Traverse Heights Special Education School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-12 | 78 students
    1.5 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-5685
    1.5 PK-12 78
  • Traverse City Traverse Heights Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 226 students
    1.5 miles
    933 Rose St
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 933-6500
    1.5 PK-5 226
  • Traverse City Life Skills Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 70 students
    1.9 miles
    880 Parsons Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49686
    (231) 922-6357
    1.9 Inquire with school 70

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