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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public preschools in Pontiac City School District, serving 664 students. Public preschools in Pontiac City School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Michigan public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average pre testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public preschools in Pontiac City School District are Kennedy Center, Whitman Elementary School and Pontiac Early Academy For Childhood Education. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public preschool average of 37% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Michigan public preschool average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NamePontiac City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.pontiac.k12.mi.us
School District Phone Number(248) 451-6883
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools3 Schools1,201 Schools
# of Students664 Students387,973 Students
# of Teachers74 Teachers24,675 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1

District Comparison

Pontiac City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 469 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 60% has increased from 51% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#708 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pontiac City   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pontiac City   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)
14%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pontiac City   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
60%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pontiac City   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.590.55
# of American Indian Studentsn/a2,837 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students12 Students10,087 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students182 Students32,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
8%
# of Black Students379 Students81,633 Students
% Black Students
57%
21%
# of White Students65 Students244,657 Students
% White Students
10%
63%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a382 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students26 Students15,822 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:8773,540
# of Students in 1st Grade:10364,116
# of Students in 2nd Grade:8658,783
# of Students in 3rd Grade:8953,544
# of Students in 4th Grade:6451,197
# of Students in 5th Grade:8746,020
# of Students in 6th Grade:8914,878
# of Students in 7th Grade:47,832
# of Students in 8th Grade:37,345
# of Students in 9th Grade:22,653
# of Students in 10th Grade:42,331
# of Students in 11th Grade:92,132
# of Students in 12th Grade:92,237
# of Ungraded Students:281,365

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $16,653 is higher 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 $17,634 is higher 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$70 MM$10 MM
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Spending$74 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Pontiac City   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$16,653$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pontiac City   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$17,634$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pontiac City   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.

Pontiac City School District Public Preschools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Kennedy Center Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1700 Baldwin Ave
    Pontiac, MI 48340
    (248) 451-8040

    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
  • Whitman Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125 W Montcalm St
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    (248) 451-7950

    Grades: PK-6 | 580 students
  • Pontiac Early Academy For Childhood Education
    723 Cottage St
    Pontiac, MI 48342
    (248) 451-7770

    Grades: PK | n/a student
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