Battle Creek Public Schools School District

3 Van Buren St W
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3009
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,716 students in Battle Creek Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Battle Creek Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Battle Creek Public Schools School District are Wk Kellogg Preparatory High School, Springfield Middle School and Valley View Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Battle Creek Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
13 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
3,716 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
266 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Battle Creek Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 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 72% has increased from 55% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#802 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Battle Creek Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Battle Creek 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)
19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Battle Creek 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
72%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Battle Creek 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
0.72
0.54
# American Indian Students
12 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
94 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
483 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
8%
# Black Students
1,424 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
38%
18%
# White Students
1,178 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
32%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
522 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
14%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
294
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
343
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
323
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
292
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
229
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
225
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
242
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
261
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
300
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
325
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
343
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
323
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
216
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,505 is higher than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,420 is higher than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$69 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Battle Creek 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)
$65 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Battle Creek 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
$18,505
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Battle Creek 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
$17,420
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Battle Creek 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 Battle Creek Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wk Kellogg Preparatory High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Van Buren St W
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-9672
Grades: 8-12
| 153 students
Rank: #22.
Springfield Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1023 Avenue A
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 965-9640
Grades: 6-8
| 438 students
Rank: #33.
Valley View Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
960 Avenue A
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 441-9150
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #44.
Battle Creek Central High School
Math: 9% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Van Buren St W
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 213-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,054 students
Rank: #55.
Ann J Kellogg School
Math: 10% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
306 Champion St
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 965-9773
Grades: 3-5
| 248 students
Rank: #66.
Verona Elementary School
Math: 6% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
825 Capital Ave Ne
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-9710
Grades: 3-5
| 245 students
Rank: #77.
Northwestern Middle School
Math: 3% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
176 Limit St
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 965-9607
Grades: 6-8
| 259 students
Rank: n/an/a
Battle Creek Mathsci Center
Magnet School
171 Michigan Ave W
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-9440
Grades: 8-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Battle Creek Stem Innovation Center
Magnet School
100 Van Buren St W
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 965-9478
Grades: 6-8
| 106 students
Rank: n/an/a
Dudley School
308 Roosevelt Ave W
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 965-9720
Grades: PK-2
| 117 students
Rank: n/an/a
Fremont International Academy
Magnet School
115 Emmett St E
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 849-9119
Grades: PK-5
| 253 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lamora Park School
65 Woodlawn Ave N
Battle Creek, MI 49037
(269) 965-9725
Grades: PK-2
| 181 students
Rank: n/an/a
Post Franklin School
20 Newark Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49014
(269) 965-9693
Grades: PK-2
| 231 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,716 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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