Emerson School

  • Emerson School serves 148 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Emerson School's student population of 148 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students148 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emerson School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emerson School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#1971 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
77%
66%
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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 Emerson School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.380.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emerson 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 NameIonia Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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