Heritage Junior High School

  • Heritage Junior High School serves 470 students in grades 7-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Heritage Junior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Heritage Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Heritage Junior High School's student population of 470 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-9
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heritage Junior High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Heritage Junior High School is 0.38, 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#872 out of 3119 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
78%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.380.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUtica Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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