46720 West Pontiac Trl
Walled Lake, MI 48390
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
James R Geisler Middle School serves 716 students in grades 6-8.
James R Geisler Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 57% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

James R Geisler Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

James R Geisler Middle School's student population of 716 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
716 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

James R Geisler Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 James R Geisler Middle School is 0.62, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#686 out of 3120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
19%
18%
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White
57%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 716 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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