Mackensen Elementary School

5535 Dennis Dr
Bay City, MI 48706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mackensen Elementary School serves 326 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Mackensen Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mackensen Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Mackensen Elementary School's student population of 326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students326 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Mackensen Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mackensen Elementary School is 0.32, 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
#539 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBay City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mackensen Elementary School is Bangor Township Virtual School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kolb Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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