Bay City School District

910 North Walnut St
Bay City, MI 48706-3773
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Bay City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,732 students in Bay City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Bay City School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
14 Schools
3,540 Schools
# Students
6,732 Students
1,394,596 Students
# Teachers
399 Teachers
82,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Bay City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 850 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#461 out of 855 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bay City   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bay City   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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bay City   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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bay City   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.39
0.55
# American Indian Students
30 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
31 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
755 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
9%
# Black Students
225 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
5,203 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
77%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
483 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
473
114,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
403
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
444
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
439
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
466
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
470
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
475
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
505
104,180
# Students in 8th Grade:
520
107,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
825
121,519
# Students in 10th Grade:
582
114,888
# Students in 11th Grade:
527
109,042
# Students in 12th Grade:
603
114,025
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,384 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,241 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$97 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bay City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$89 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Bay City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,384
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bay City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,241
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bay City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bay City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mackensen Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5535 Dennis Dr
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 684-4941
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #22.
Bay City Eastern High School
Alternative School
Magnet School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Woodside Ln
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 895-5550
Grades: 9-12
| 155 students
Rank: #33.
Bay City Western High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 West Midland Rd
Auburn, MI 48611
(989) 662-4481
Grades: 9-12
| 1,172 students
Rank: #44.
Western Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 West Midland Rd
Auburn, MI 48611
(989) 662-4489
Grades: 6-8
| 715 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Auburn Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 East Midland Rd
Auburn, MI 48611
(989) 662-4921
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Hampton Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1908 West Youngs Ditch Rd
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 893-1100
Grades: PK-5
| 408 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Kolb Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 West Crump St
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 893-9518
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #88.
Bay City Central High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1624 Columbus Ave
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 893-9541
Grades: 9-12
| 1,162 students
Rank: #99.
Mcalearsawden Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 Midland Rd
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 684-7702
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1010.
Handy Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Blend St
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 684-1723
Grades: 6-8
| 785 students
Rank: #1111.
Linsday
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
607 Lasalle St
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 684-0692
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
Rank: #1212.
Macgregor Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 Fremont St
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 892-1558
Grades: PK-5
| 323 students
Rank: #1313.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1821 Mckinley St
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 894-2744
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bay City Adult Educationctp
Alternative School
4155 Monitor Rd
Bay City, MI 48706
(989) 686-4770
Grades: 9-12
| 48 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bay City School District?
Bay City School District manages 14 public schools serving 6,732 students.
What is the rank of Bay City School District?
Bay City School District is ranked #455 out of 850 school districts in Michigan (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Bay City School District?
77% of Bay City School District students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bay City School District?
Bay City School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Bay City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,241 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 14 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 6,732 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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