Gier Elementary School

  • Gier Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Gier Elementary School's student population of 448 students has grown by 60% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gier Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gier Elementary School is 0.17, 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#1479 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
91%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gier Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.170.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gier Elementary 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 NameHillsdale Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hillsdale Davis Middle School
    Grades: 5-12 | 393 students
    0.6 miles
    30 North West St
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517)439-4326
    0.6 5-12 393
  • Hillsdale Hillsdale High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 457 students
    0.6 miles
    30 South Norwood Ave
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517)439-4320
    0.6 9-12 457
  • Hillsdale Hillsdale Preparatory School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 177 students
    0.6 miles
    160 Mechanic Rd
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517)437-4625
    0.6 K-8 177
  • Hillsdale Horizon Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
    0.7 miles
    30 S Norwood Ave
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517)437-4403
    0.7 9-12 26
  • Hillsdale Bailey Early Childhood Center Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school
    0.8 miles
    59 S. Manning Street
    Hillsdale, MI 49242
    (517)437-7369
    0.8 Inquire with school n/a

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