Owosso School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools in Owosso School District, serving 3,073 students. Owosso School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Public schools in Owosso School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Owosso School District are Central School, Bryant School and Emerson School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameOwosso School District
School District Websitehttp://www.owosso.k12.mi.us
School District Phone Number(989) 723-8131
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools7 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students3,073 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers172 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

Owosso School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 869 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#534 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Owosso   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Owosso   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Owosso   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Owosso   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.160.52
# of American Indian Students3 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students14 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students121 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# of Black Students5 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
n/a
18%
# of White Students2,820 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
92%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students108 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:259116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:214105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:226103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:215105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:231107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:233112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:228112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:224111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:218114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:227123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:243121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:270115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:285117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,919 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,803 is less than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$34 MM$10 MM
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Spending$33 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Owosso   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,919$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Owosso   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,803$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Owosso   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Owosso School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Central School Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 West Oliver St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 723-2790

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Bryant School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    925 Hampton St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 723-4355

    Grades: PK-5 | 477 students
  • Emerson School Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    515 East Oliver St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 725-7361

    Grades: K-5 | 501 students
  • Owosso Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    219 North Water St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 723-3460

    Grades: 6-8 | 670 students
  • Lincoln Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    645 Alger Street
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 725-2839

    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
  • Owosso High School Math: 2% | Reading: 2%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    765 East North St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 723-8231

    Grades: 9-12 | 925 students
  • Bentley Bright Beginnings
    1375 West North St
    Owosso, MI 48867
    (989) 725-5770

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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