Messmore Elementary School

8742 Dill Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Messmore Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Messmore Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Messmore Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Messmore Elementary School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Messmore Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Messmore Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#160 out of 2925 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
60%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Messmore Elementary School's ranking?
Messmore Elementary School is ranked #160 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Messmore Elementary School?
321 students attend Messmore Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Messmore Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Messmore Elementary School?
Messmore Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Messmore Elementary School offer ?
Messmore Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Messmore Elementary School part of?
Messmore Elementary School is part of Utica Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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