Okemos Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,495 students in Okemos Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Okemos Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 74% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Okemos Public Schools School District are Okemos Public Montessoricentral, Okemos High School and Cornell Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Okemos Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Okemos Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Okemos Public 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
7 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
4,495 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
264 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Okemos Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 862 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 92% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#17 out of 872 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Okemos Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Okemos Public 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)
74%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Okemos Public 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
92%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Okemos Public 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
0.62
0.54
# American Indian Students
10 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,095 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
24%
3%
# Hispanic Students
224 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
270 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
6%
18%
# White Students
2,509 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
56%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
384 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
309
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
351
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
327
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
365
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
322
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
328
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
360
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
357
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
349
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
391
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
346
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
340
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
349
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
1
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,931 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,239 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$63 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Okemos Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$55 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Okemos Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,931
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Okemos Public 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
$12,239
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Okemos Public 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 Okemos Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Okemos Public Montessoricentral
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4406 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-5400
Grades: PK-4
| 305 students
Rank: #22.
Okemos High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2800 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,427 students
Rank: #33.
Cornell Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4371 Cornell Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-5300
Grades: K-4
| 469 students
Rank: #44.
Bennett Woods Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2650 Bennett Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-5100
Grades: PK-4
| 443 students
Rank: #55.
Chippewa Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4000 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4800
Grades: 6-8
| 709 students
Rank: #66.
Hiawatha Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1900 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4500
Grades: K-4
| 457 students
Rank: #77.
Kinawa School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1900 Kinawa Dr
Okemos, MI 48864
(517) 706-4702
Grades: 5-6
| 685 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Okemos Public Schools School District
  • 4406 OKEMOS RD, OKEMOS, MI, 48864-2553
  • (517) 706-5010
  • okemosschools.net
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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