1 Sylvester Ave
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mars Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Mars Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Mars Elementary School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
8%
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Black
29%
18%
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White
43%
65%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.71
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Students: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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