Mars Elementary School

  • Mars Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Mars Elementary School's student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students378 students
This chart display total students of Mars Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Mars Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Mars Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Mars Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mars Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Mars 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 Mars Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mars Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mars Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
30%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mars Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mars 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
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mars 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 Mars Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.710.52
This chart display the diversity score of Mars 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
61%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mars 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
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mars 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 NameBerrien Springs Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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