Niles Community Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 3,624 students in Niles Community Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Niles Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Niles Community Schools School District are Eastside Connections School, Niles Senior High School and Southside Special Education School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Niles Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Niles Community Schools 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Niles Community Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
11 Schools
3,749 Schools
# Students
3,624 Students
1,469,696 Students
# Teachers
187 Teachers
82,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Niles Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 74% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#327 out of 872 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Niles Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Niles Community 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)
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Niles Community 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
74%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Niles Community 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
0.48
0.52
# American Indian Students
28 Students
9,957 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
36 Students
49,628 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
361 Students
114,730 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
8%
# Black Students
340 Students
259,747 Students
% Black Students
9%
18%
# White Students
2,552 Students
976,677 Students
% White Students
71%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
1,268 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
302 Students
57,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
317
116,406
# Students in 1st Grade:
249
105,613
# Students in 2nd Grade:
283
103,755
# Students in 3rd Grade:
259
105,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
282
107,796
# Students in 5th Grade:
285
112,044
# Students in 6th Grade:
299
112,295
# Students in 7th Grade:
260
111,752
# Students in 8th Grade:
240
114,405
# Students in 9th Grade:
303
123,174
# Students in 10th Grade:
292
120,909
# Students in 11th Grade:
277
115,387
# Students in 12th Grade:
260
116,910
# Ungraded Students:
18
4,056

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,724 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 $17,260 is higher 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
$46 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Niles Community Schools  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
$63 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Niles Community Schools  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
$12,724
$14,094
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Niles Community Schools  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
$17,260
$13,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in Niles Community Schools  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 Niles Community Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastside Connections School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
315 N 14th Street
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 682-2585
Grades: K-8
| 406 students
Rank: #22.
Niles Senior High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1441 Eagle St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-2894
Grades: 9-12
| 905 students
Rank: #33.
Southside Special Education School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1450 Silverbrook Ave
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-0421
Grades: 4-12
| 50 students
Rank: #44.
Howardellis Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2788 Mannix St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-4633
Grades: K-5
| 704 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ballard Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 West Chicago Rd
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-5900
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Ring Lardner Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
801 North 17th St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-6610
Grades: 6-8
| 648 students
Rank: #77.
Cedar Lane School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2301 Niles Buchanan Rd
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 684-9554
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: #88.
Way Niles
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Spruce Street
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-6662
Grades: 6-12
| 131 students
Niles Community Schools Adult Education
Alternative School
111 Spruce St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 684-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 28 students
111 Spruce Street
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-0736
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
2020 North 5th St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-1982
Grades: PK-K
| 92 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,624 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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