Knudsen Elementary School

  • Knudsen Elementary School serves 340 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Knudsen Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Knudsen Elementary School's student population of 340 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knudsen Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Knudsen Elementary School is 0.49, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1405 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Knudsen Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
6%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Knudsen Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
68%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Knudsen Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.490.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Knudsen Elementary 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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaterford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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