Ella M. White School

  • Ella M. White School serves 454 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Ella M. White School's student population of 454 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ella M. White School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ella M. White School is 0.10, which is less 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#1945 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ella M. White School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ella M. White School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ella M. White School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ella M. White School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
95%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ella M. White School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ella M. White School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.28
This chart display the diversity score of Ella M. White School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ella M. White 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
11%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ella M. White 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 NameAlpena Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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