Harper Creek Middle School

7290 B Dr N
Battle Creek, MI 49014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Harper Creek Middle School serves 894 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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Harper Creek Middle School's student population of 894 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students894 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Harper Creek Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Harper Creek Middle School is 0.29, 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
#1563 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
84%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarper Creek Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Harper Creek Middle School is Harper Creek High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wk Kellogg Preparatory High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beadle Lake Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Battle Creek Harper Creek High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 885 students
    0.3 miles
    12677 Beadle Lake Rd
    Battle Creek, MI 49014
    (269) 441-8450
    0.3 9-12 885
  • Battle Creek Beadle Lake Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 331 students
    1.2 miles
    8175 C Dr N
    Battle Creek, MI 49014
    (269) 441-3295
    1.2 PK-4 331
  • Battle Creek Minges Brook School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 313 students
    2.4 miles
    435 Lincoln Hill Dr
    Battle Creek, MI 49015
    (269) 565-4500
    2.4 K-4 313
  • Battle Creek Riverside Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 408 students
    2.7 miles
    650 Riverside Dr
    Battle Creek, MI 49015
    (269) 565-4700
    2.7 PK-4 408
  • Battle Creek Post Franklin School
    Grades: K-2 | 289 students
    3.4 miles
    20 Newark Ave
    Battle Creek, MI 49014
    (269) 965-9693
    3.4 K-2 289

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