203 West Jacker Ave
Houghton, MI 49931
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Houghton Elementary School serves 595 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Houghton 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 76% (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 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Houghton Elementary School's student population of 595 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
595 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Houghton 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 Houghton Elementary School is 0.19, 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
#207 out of 3120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
90%
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
0.19
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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-5
  • Students: 595 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.19

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