1900 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hiawatha Elementary School serves 457 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Hiawatha Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Hiawatha Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Hiawatha Elementary School's student population of 457 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
457 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Hiawatha Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Hiawatha Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#191 out of 3120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
48%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 457 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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