Fern Persons Elementary School

4425 West Butterfield Hwy
Olivet, MI 49076
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Fern Persons Elementary School serves 363 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
Fern Persons 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fern Persons Elementary School's student population of 363 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
363 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Fern Persons Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Fern Persons Elementary School is 0.08, 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
#1282 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
9%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
96%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
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 Fern Persons Elementary School's ranking?
Fern Persons Elementary School is ranked #1282 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Fern Persons Elementary School?
363 students attend Fern Persons Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Fern Persons Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fern Persons Elementary School?
Fern Persons Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Fern Persons Elementary School offer ?
Fern Persons Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-3 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Fern Persons Elementary School part of?
Fern Persons Elementary School is part of Olivet Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 363 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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