Ithaca High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
710 North Union St
Ithaca, MI 48847
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ithaca High School serves 566 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ithaca High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Ithaca High School's student population of 566 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Ithaca High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Ithaca High School is 0.22, 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
#2008 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIthaca School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ithaca High School is Gtec (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Donald L Pavlik Middle School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Not a resident of Michigan yet but a frequent traveler to my cabin up in Alpena . I love the football stadium view from the HWY . Very colorful and inviting . I hope to pass by some night during a game ! 5 star review
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