Hiawatha Elementary School

  • Hiawatha Elementary School serves 500 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hiawatha Elementary School's student population of 500 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hiawatha Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Hiawatha Elementary School is 0.63, which is more 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#223 out of 3119 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
35%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hiawatha Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.630.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOkemos School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Hiawatha Elementary School is Great Lakes Cyber Academy (0.4 miles away)
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