Gordon Elementary School

  • Gordon Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to 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.
  • Gordon 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 20%) 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 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Gordon Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Gordon Elementary School's student population of 284 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gordon 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 Gordon Elementary School is 0.19, 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#937 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
90%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.190.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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