35100 Bayview St
Westland, MI 48186
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
John Marshall Upper Elementary School serves 843 students in grades 3-6.
John Marshall Upper 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 bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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John Marshall Upper Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

John Marshall Upper Elementary School's student population of 843 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

John Marshall Upper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 John Marshall Upper Elementary School is 0.59, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2733 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
34%
18%
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White
54%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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: 3-6
  • Students: 843 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 20%)

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