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Overview

School District NameAtherton Community Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.athertonschools.org
School District Phone Number(810) 591-9182
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools3 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students887 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers45 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

  • Atherton Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 869 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#774 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Atherton Community 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
43%
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
85%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.600.52
# of American Indian Students4 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Studentsn/a49,834 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students68 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
8%
# of Black Students223 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
25%
18%
# of White Students506 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
57%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students86 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:71116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:49105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:47103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:48105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:52107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:55112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:58112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:70111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:73114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:99123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:88121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:96115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:81117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,806 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,758 is less than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$10 MM$10 MM
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Spending$10 MM$10 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,806$13,151
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Revenue / Student$10,758$13,281
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Atherton Community Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Atherton Vern Van Y Educational Center Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2400 Clarice Ave
    Burton, MI 48519
    (810) 591-0850

    Grades: PK-12 | 75 students
  • Atherton Elementary School Math: 11% | Reading: 20%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3444 South Genesee Rd
    Burton, MI 48519
    (810) 591-0604

    Grades: K-6 | 380 students
  • Atherton Junior Senior High School Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3354 South Genesee Rd
    Burton, MI 48519
    (810) 591-9184

    Grades: 7-12 | 432 students
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