James Foote School

  • James Foote School serves 333 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • James Foote School's student population of 333 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Foote School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Foote School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#2121 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
37%
8%
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Black
11%
18%
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White
49%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Foote School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.620.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLincoln Park of the City of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to James Foote School is Hoover School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Hoover School (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Hoover School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lincoln Park Hoover School
    Grades: K-12 | 237 students
    0.5 miles
    3750 Howard St
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0207
    0.5 K-12 237
  • Lincoln Park Lincoln Park Middle School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1045 students
    0.5 miles
    2800 Lafayette Blvd
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0757
    0.5 6-12 1045
  • Lincoln Park Lincoln Park High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1318 students
    0.6 miles
    1701 Champaign Rd
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0234
    0.6 9-12 1318
  • Lincoln Park Max Paun School
    Grades: K-12 | 345 students
    0.6 miles
    2821 Bailey Ave
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313)389-0218
    0.6 K-12 345
  • Allen Park Allen Park Community School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 124 students
    0.7 miles
    14700 Moore Ave
    Allen Park, MI 48101
    (313)827-2660
    0.7 9-12 124

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