Jamestown Upper Elementary School

  • Jamestown Upper Elementary School serves 328 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Jamestown Upper Elementary School's student population of 328 students has declined by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 46% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jamestown Upper Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jamestown Upper Elementary School is 0.22, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#35 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
88%
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 Jamestown Upper Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.220.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jamestown Upper Elementary 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 NameHudsonville Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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