Lake Center Elementary School

  • Lake Center Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Lake Center Elementary School's student population of 557 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students557 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Lake Center Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lake Center Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lake Center Elementary School is 0.30, 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#212 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Center Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Center 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 Ratio17:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Lake Center Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lake Center Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lake Center Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lake Center Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lake Center Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
83%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lake Center Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lake Center Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lake Center Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.300.28
This chart display the diversity score of Lake Center 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
8%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lake Center 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
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lake Center 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 NamePortage Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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