Jerome School (Closed 2014)

Serving 198 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Jerome School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 15-19% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 65%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 81% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
198 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(12-13)
15-19%
41%
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(12-13)
30-34%
65%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jerome School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
18%
9%
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Black
60%
18%
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White
19%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jerome School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 65% MI state average).
How many students attend Jerome School?
198 students attend Jerome School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Jerome School students are Black, 19% of students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jerome School?
Jerome School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Jerome School offer ?
Jerome School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Jerome School part of?
Jerome School is part of Saginaw School District Of The City Of.

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