Bear Lake Schools School District

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  • For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Bear Lake Schools School District, serving 272 students. Bear Lake Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
  • Public schools in Bear Lake Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
  • The top ranked public schools in Bear Lake Schools School District are Bear Lake Elementary School and Bear Lake High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is more than the Michigan public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameBear Lake Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://bearlake.manistee.org/
School District Phone Number(231) 864-3133
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools2 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students272 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers12 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1

District Comparison

  • Bear Lake 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 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#447 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bear Lake 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)
25-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bear Lake 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥80%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bear Lake Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.260.52
# of American Indian Students5 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# of Asian Students3 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students29 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
8%
# of Black Students1 Student260,793 Students
% Black Students
n/a
18%
# of White Students232 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
85%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:26116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:15105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:19103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:18107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:21112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:17112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:22111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:29114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:24123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:24121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:26115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:17117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,228 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 $10,853 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$3 MM$10 MM
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Spending$3 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Bear Lake Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,228$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bear Lake Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,853$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bear Lake Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Bear Lake Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Bear Lake Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7748 Cody St
    Bear Lake, MI 49614
    (231) 864-3133

    Grades: PK-6 | 130 students
  • Bear Lake High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7748 Cody St
    Bear Lake, MI 49614
    (231) 864-3133

    Grades: 7-12 | 142 students
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