8080 Elizabeth Lake Rd
White Lake, MI 48386
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Houghton Elementary School serves 249 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Houghton 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (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 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Houghton Elementary School's student population of 249 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 26% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Houghton Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Houghton Elementary School is 0.40, which is less 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
#1258 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
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
5%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
77%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

How many students attend Houghton Elementary School?

249 students attend Houghton Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

77% of Houghton Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Houghton Elementary School?

Houghton Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does Houghton Elementary School offer ?

Houghton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 249 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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