109 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Kalkaska High School serves 453 students in grades 9-12.
Kalkaska High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Kalkaska High School's student population of 453 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
453 students
This chart display total students of Kalkaska High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Kalkaska High School
Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Kalkaska High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Kalkaska High School by grade.

School Rankings

Kalkaska High School is ranked within the top 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 Kalkaska High School is 0.15, which is less 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
#1403 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Kalkaska High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kalkaska High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kalkaska High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Kalkaska High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Kalkaska High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
92%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kalkaska High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.15
This chart display the diversity score of Kalkaska High School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Kalkaska High School and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kalkaska High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Kalkaska High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

How to Earn Your Associate’s Degree Before Graduating from High School
How to Earn Your Associate’s Degree Before Graduating from High School
Earn your associate's degree - or credit towards a bachelor's degree - before you earn your high school diploma. Learn about early college high schools and how they can help you jumpstart your higher education.
The Best High School Classes for Collegiate Success
The Best High School Classes for Collegiate Success
Learn which classes can best help students prepare for college.
Technology in Public Schools
Technology in Public Schools
Learn how technology is being implemented and funded in public schools.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 453 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

Related School Videos

Quick Links