Kalkaska School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,490 students in Kalkaska School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Kalkaska School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Kalkaska School District are Birch Street Elementary School, Kalkaska Alternative Program and Kalkaska High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Kalkaska School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Kalkaska School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
6 Schools
3,749 Schools
# Students
1,490 Students
1,469,696 Students
# Teachers
93 Teachers
82,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Kalkaska School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 864 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 80-84% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#514 out of 872 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kalkaska   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kalkaska   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)
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kalkaska   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
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kalkaska   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.11
0.52
# American Indian Students
7 Students
9,957 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
49,628 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
42 Students
114,730 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
12 Students
259,747 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
1,407 Students
976,677 Students
% White Students
94%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,268 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
16 Students
57,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
124
116,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
99
105,613
# Students in 2nd Grade:
95
103,755
# Students in 3rd Grade:
118
105,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
113
107,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
112,044
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
112,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
107
111,752
# Students in 8th Grade:
115
114,405
# Students in 9th Grade:
121
123,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
122
120,909
# Students in 11th Grade:
123
115,387
# Students in 12th Grade:
122
116,910
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,056

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,346 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,094. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,858 is less than the state median of $13,691. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$20 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kalkaska   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$18 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Kalkaska   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,346
$14,094
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kalkaska   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,858
$13,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kalkaska   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Kalkaska School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Birch Street Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
309 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-8629
Grades: PK-3
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Kalkaska Alternative Program
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
109 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-5140
Grades: 9-12
| 35 students
Rank: #33.
Kalkaska High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
109 N Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-9167
Grades: 9-12
| 453 students
Rank: #44.
Cherry Street Intermediate School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 S Cherry Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-9146
Grades: 4-5
| 202 students
Rank: #55.
Kalkaska Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 West Kalkaska Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
(231) 258-4040
Grades: 6-8
| 335 students
Rank: #66.
Rapid City Elementary School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5258 River Road
Rapid City, MI 49676
(231) 331-6121
Grades: PK-5
| 92 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 6%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.11

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