Alma Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,954 students in Alma Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Alma Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Alma Public Schools School District are Donald L Pavlik Middle School, Alma Senior High School and Hillcrest Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Alma Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Alma Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Alma Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
1,954 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
115 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Alma Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 862 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#368 out of 872 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Alma Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alma Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alma Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Alma Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.27
0.54
# American Indian Students
4 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
234 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
8%
# Black Students
22 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
1,656 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
85%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
23 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
139
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
146
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
137
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
147
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
142
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
132
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
148
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
147
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
164
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
171
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
166
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
163
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
152
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,205 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,642 is higher than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$26 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Alma Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$29 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Alma Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,205
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Alma Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,642
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Alma Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Alma Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Donald L Pavlik Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1700 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3111
Grades: 6-8
| 459 students
Rank: #22.
Alma Senior High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3111
Grades: 9-12
| 652 students
Rank: #33.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
515 East Elizabeth St
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3111
Grades: 2-3
| 284 students
Rank: #44.
Pine Avenue Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 Pine Ave
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3111
Grades: 4-5
| 274 students
Rank: n/an/a
6265 North Luce Rd
Alma, MI 48801
(989) 463-3111
Grades: PK-1
| 285 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Alma Public Schools School District
  • 1500 PINE AVE, ALMA, MI, 48801-1275
  • (989) 463-3111
  • almaschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,954 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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