160 Mechanic Rd
Hillsdale, MI 49242
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Hillsdale Preparatory School serves 129 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Hillsdale Preparatory School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Hillsdale Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Hillsdale Preparatory School's student population of 129 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
129 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Hillsdale Preparatory 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 Hillsdale Preparatory School is 0.10, 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1579 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
95%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 129 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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