Kalkaska School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public elementary schools serving 1,002 students in Kalkaska School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Public Elementary Schools in Kalkaska School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Kalkaska School District are Birch Street Elementary School, Cherry Street Intermediate School and Kalkaska Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 35% (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
4 Schools
2,570 Schools
# Students
1,002 Students
1,000,260 Students
# Teachers
64 Teachers
57,137 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Kalkaska School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 826 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
0.09
0.54
# American Indian Students
4 Students
7,571 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
33,361 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
22 Students
81,021 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# Black Students
6 Students
182,976 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
956 Students
650,965 Students
% White Students
96%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
841 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
12 Students
43,088 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
124
113,043
# Students in 1st Grade:
99
105,607
# Students in 2nd Grade:
95
103,744
# Students in 3rd Grade:
118
105,189
# Students in 4th Grade:
113
107,790
# Students in 5th Grade:
118
112,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
113
112,284
# Students in 7th Grade:
107
93,233
# Students in 8th Grade:
115
92,296
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
13,509
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
13,372
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
12,611
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
13,396
# Ungraded Students:
-
2,146

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 Elementary 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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)

  • Kalkaska
  • 315 S Coral Street, Kalkaska, MI, 49646-8345
  • (231) 258-9109
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • 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
    : 0.09

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