Niles Community Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public middle schools serving 1,174 students in Niles Community Schools School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Michigan.
Public Middle Schools in Niles Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Michigan public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 48% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Niles Community Schools School District are Eastside Connections School, Southside Special Educ School and Ring Lardner Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public middle school average of 39% (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
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,341 Schools
# Students
1,174 Students
545,742 Students
# Teachers
60 Teachers
31,117 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Niles Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 811 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 2020-2021 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
0.50
0.58
# American Indian Students
10 Students
5,578 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
4 Students
17,734 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
142 Students
45,312 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
8%
# Black Students
93 Students
121,673 Students
% Black Students
8%
22%
# White Students
813 Students
330,576 Students
% White Students
69%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
440 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
112 Students
24,361 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
52
17,086
# Students in 1st Grade:
40
17,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
44
17,490
# Students in 3rd Grade:
53
17,645
# Students in 4th Grade:
41
19,452
# Students in 5th Grade:
56
26,339
# Students in 6th Grade:
223
87,583
# Students in 7th Grade:
263
107,605
# Students in 8th Grade:
254
112,159
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
33,453
# Students in 10th Grade:
32
29,348
# Students in 11th Grade:
33
28,706
# Students in 12th Grade:
37
29,576
# Ungraded Students:
11
2,049

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,675 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,550 is higher than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$63 MM
$11 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,675
$14,294
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,550
$14,172
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Niles Community Schools School District Public Middle 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%
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 682-2585
Grades: K-8
| 419 students
Rank: #22.
Southside Special Educ 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
| 41 students
Rank: #33.
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
| 577 students
Rank: #44.
Way Niles
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 633-0736
Grades: 6-12
| 127 students
Rank: n/an/a
Niles Virtual School
1 Tyler St
Niles, MI 49120
(269) 683-0736
Grades: K-12
| 10 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Niles Community Schools
  • 111 SPRUCE ST, NILES, MI, 49120-2963
  • (269) 683-0732
  • nilesschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 74% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.50

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