Fred W Ritter Elementary School

5650 Carleton Rockwood Rd
South Rockwood, MI 48179
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Fred W Ritter Elementary School serves 318 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Fred W Ritter Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Fred W Ritter Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Fred W Ritter Elementary School's student population of 318 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Fred W Ritter Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Fred W Ritter Elementary School is 0.13, 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
#449 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
93%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.130.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAirport Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fred W Ritter Elementary School is Flat Rock Community High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomas Simpson Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chapman Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockwood Chapman Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
    1.4 miles
    31500 Olmstead Rd
    Rockwood, MI 48173
    (734) 379-6380
    1.4 PK-5 439
  • Flat Rock John M Barnes Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 429 students
    1.7 miles
    24925 Meadows Ave
    Flat Rock, MI 48134
    (734) 535-6800
    1.7 3-5 429
  • Flat Rock Thomas Simpson Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 440 students
    1.8 miles
    24900 Meadows Ave
    Flat Rock, MI 48134
    (734) 535-6700
    1.8 6-8 440
  • Trenton Huron Ai Center Progam Special Education School
    Grades: 6-8
    1.9 miles
    24900 Meadows Ave, Simpson Mid
    Trenton, MI 48183
    (734) 379-6360
    1.9 6-8 n/a
  • Flat Rock Summit Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 345 students
    1.9 miles
    30100 Olmstead Rd
    Flat Rock, MI 48134
    (734) 379-6810
    1.9 K-8 345

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