Kate Dowdall Elementary School

  • Kate Dowdall Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (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 43% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Kate Dowdall Elementary School's student population of 435 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kate Dowdall Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kate Dowdall Elementary School is 0.35, which is more 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#1568 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kate Dowdall Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kate Dowdall Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
18%
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White
80%
66%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kate Dowdall Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.350.28
This chart display the diversity score of Kate Dowdall Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kate Dowdall Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kate Dowdall 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 NameKearsley Community School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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