Mars Elementary School

1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mars Elementary School serves 414 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Mars Elementary School's student population of 414 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students414 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Mars Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
26%
18%
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White
42%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerrien Springs School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Mars Elementary School is Berrien Springs Discovery Academy (0.0 miles away)
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