James Ellis School

  • James Ellis School serves 189 students in grades Kindergarten-1.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • James Ellis School's student population of 189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-1
Total Students189 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of James Ellis School
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Ellis School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Ellis School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in James Ellis School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
12%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in James Ellis School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
72%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James Ellis School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Ellis School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.460.28
This chart display the diversity score of James Ellis School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in James Ellis School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Ellis School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNiles Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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