Francis A Higgins Elementary School

29901 24 Mile Rd
New Baltimore, MI 48051
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Francis A Higgins Elementary School serves 487 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Francis A Higgins 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 38% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Francis A Higgins Elementary School's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Francis A Higgins 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 Francis A Higgins Elementary School is 0.40, which is less 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
#1163 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
43%
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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
10%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.400.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameL'anse Creuse School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Francis A Higgins Elementary School is Lake Huron Virtual Hybrid High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lanse Creuse Middle School East (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Baltimore Lanse Creuse Middle School East Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 671 students
    0.6 miles
    30300 Hickey Rd
    New Baltimore, MI 48051
    (586) 493-5200
    0.6 6-8 671
  • New Baltimore Great Oaks Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
    1.3 miles
    32900 24 Mile Rd
    New Baltimore, MI 48047
    (586) 725-2038
    1.3 K-5 440
  • New Baltimore Joseph M Carkenord Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 698 students
    1.4 miles
    27100 24 Mile Rd
    New Baltimore, MI 48051
    (586) 493-5230
    1.4 K-5 698
  • New Baltimore Sugarbush Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 261 students
    1.8 miles
    48400 Sugarbush Rd
    New Baltimore, MI 48047
    (586) 598-7660
    1.8 PK-5 261
  • New Baltimore Anchor Bay Middle School South Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 543 students
    2.0 miles
    48650 Sugarbush Rd
    New Baltimore, MI 48047
    (586) 949-4510
    2 6-8 543

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