Gull Lake Middle School

9550 East M89
Richland, MI 49083
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Gull Lake Middle School serves 664 students in grades 6-8.
Gull Lake Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Gull Lake Middle School's student population of 664 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
664 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Gull Lake Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Gull Lake Middle School is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#859 out of 3120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gull Lake Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gull Lake Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Gull Lake Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
18%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gull Lake Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gull Lake Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
After two years here I think we can conclude: Good teachers. Very traditional. Like a time capsule of what worked 20 years ago. A bit of downshift shock coming from a gifted child friendly school to this.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 664 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 50%)

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