James Madison Elementary School

  • James Madison Elementary School serves 125 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80-89% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • James Madison Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

School Overview

  • James Madison Elementary School's student population of 125 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students125 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • James Madison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,855 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of James Madison Elementary School is 0.21, which is less 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rankn/a
18%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
18%
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White
89%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in James Madison Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.210.28
This chart display the diversity score of James Madison Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in James Madison Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManistee Area School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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