Eastern Elementary School

1600 Eastern Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Eastern Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Eastern Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Eastern Elementary School's student population of 450 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Eastern Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Eastern Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#590 out of 2925 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
89%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Eastern Elementary School's ranking?
Eastern Elementary School is ranked #590 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Eastern Elementary School?
450 students attend Eastern Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Eastern Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Eastern Elementary School?
Eastern Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Eastern Elementary School offer ?
Eastern Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Eastern Elementary School part of?
Eastern Elementary School is part of Traverse City Area Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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