7290 B Dr N
Battle Creek, MI 49014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Harper Creek Middle School serves 855 students in grades 5-8.
Harper Creek Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 855 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harper Creek Middle School's student population of 855 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
855 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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School Rankings

Harper Creek Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Harper Creek Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1837 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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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
3%
18%
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White
85%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 855 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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