Meryl S Colt Elementary School

  • Meryl S Colt Elementary School serves 219 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 80%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Meryl S Colt Elementary School's student population of 219 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)90-94%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Meryl S Colt 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 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (10-11)85-89%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Meryl S Colt 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
24%
18%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
18%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Meryl S Colt Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.770.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Meryl S Colt Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWaverly Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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