El Sol Elementary School

El Sol Elementary School serves 327 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
El Sol Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

El Sol Elementary School's student population of 327 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students327 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

El Sol Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 El Sol Elementary School is 0.54, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1179 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
63%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKalamazoo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to El Sol Elementary School is Kalamazoo Area Math And Science Center (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Kalamazoo Adult Education (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Area Math And Science Center
    Grades: 9-12 | 2 students
    0.0 miles
    600 West Vine St
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0004
    0 9-12 2
  • Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Adult Education Alternative School
    Grades: 3-12
    0.1 miles
    714 South Westnedge Ave
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007
    (269) 337-0422
    0.1 3-12 n/a
  • Kalamazoo Transition Services Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
    0.1 miles
    1411 Oakland Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-0161
    0.1 9-12 21
  • Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Covenant Academy Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 127 students
    0.6 miles
    400 W Crosstown Parkway
    Kalamazoo, MI 49001
    (269) 910-9211
    0.6 9-12 127
  • Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 1 student
    0.6 miles
    1312 Oakland Dr
    Kalamazoo, MI 49008
    (269) 337-3000
    0.6 Inquire with school 1

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