Holly Elementary School

  • Holly Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Holly Elementary School placed in the top 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Holly Elementary School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students346 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Holly Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holly Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Holly Elementary School is 0.24, 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#1179 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Holly Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.240.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holly Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHolly Area 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 Holly Elementary School is Karl Richter Campus (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holly Karl Richter Campus Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 18 students
    0.3 miles
    920 Baird St
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3170
    0.3 6-12 18
  • Holly Holly Academy Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 677 students
    1.2 miles
    820 Academy Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 634-5554
    1.2 K-8 677
  • Holly Patterson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
    1.4 miles
    3231 Grange Hall Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3700
    1.4 PK-5 435
  • Holly Holly High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,170 student
    1.6 miles
    6161 East Holly Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3200
    1.6 9-12 1,170
  • Holly Holly Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 705 students
    1.7 miles
    14470 N Holly Rd
    Holly, MI 48442
    (248) 328-3400
    1.7 6-8 705

School Reviews

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This is a great district to be a part of. Holly Elementary has dedicated staff that will help with children's needs no matter what. They offer early learning programs, which is a great benefit to get a heads up and prepare your child for Kindergarten. I've had two of my children through the early learning programs and love how the teachers work with my child and help with suggestions on what to do at home to improve in my children's learning.
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