Owosso Public Schools School District

645 Alger Ave
Owosso, MI 48867-4601
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Owosso Public 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 2,906 students in Owosso Public Schools 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 Owosso Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
6 Schools
3,540 Schools
# Students
2,906 Students
1,394,596 Students
# Teachers
160 Teachers
82,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Owosso Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 850 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
#601 out of 855 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Owosso Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
21%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Owosso 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 2020-21 school year data.
33%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Owosso 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 2020-21 school year data.
80%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Owosso Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.19
0.55
# American Indian Students
6 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
10 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
131 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
9%
# Black Students
28 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
2,609 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
90%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
121 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
230
114,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
206
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
223
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
234
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
230
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
190
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
234
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
202
104,180
# Students in 8th Grade:
230
107,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
242
121,519
# Students in 10th Grade:
223
114,888
# Students in 11th Grade:
222
109,042
# Students in 12th Grade:
240
114,025
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,650 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,038 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$40 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Owosso Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$50 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Owosso Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,650
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Owosso Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,038
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in Owosso Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Owosso Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Owosso High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
765 East North St
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 723-8231
Grades: 9-12
| 858 students
Rank: #22.
Central School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 West Oliver St
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 723-2790
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #33.
Emerson School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
515 East Oliver St
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 725-7361
Grades: K-5
| 443 students
Rank: #44.
Owosso Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
765 E North St
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 723-3460
Grades: 6-8
| 666 students
Rank: #55.
Lincoln Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
645 Alger Street
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 725-2839
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #66.
Bryant School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
925 Hampton St
Owosso, MI 48867
(989) 723-4355
Grades: PK-5
| 466 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Owosso Public Schools School District?
Owosso Public Schools School District manages 6 public schools serving 2,906 students.
What is the rank of Owosso Public Schools School District?
Owosso Public Schools School District is ranked #594 out of 850 school districts in Michigan (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Michigan school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Owosso Public Schools School District?
90% of Owosso Public Schools School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Owosso Public Schools School District?
Owosso Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is Owosso Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,038 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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