Richmond Community Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public schools in Richmond Community Schools School District, serving 1,417 students. Richmond Community Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Public schools in Richmond Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 26% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public schools in Richmond Community Schools School District are Will L Lee School, Richmond Middle School and Richmond Community High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 34% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the Michigan public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameRichmond Community Schools School District
School District Phone Number(586) 727-3565
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools3 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students1,417 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers74 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1

District Comparison

Richmond Community Schools 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 85-89% has increased from 80-84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#483 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richmond 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richmond Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.200.52
# of American Indian Students6 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students66 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# of Black Students7 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# of White Students1,266 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
89%
66%
# of Hawaiian Students12 Students1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students56 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:104116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:89105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:104103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:76105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:99107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:112112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:116112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:97111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:109114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:116123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:128121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:121115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:146117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,558 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 $11,028 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$16 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richmond Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$16 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Richmond Community Schools  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$11,558$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,028$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond 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 2016-17 school year data.

Richmond Community Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Will L Lee School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    68399 South Forest Ave
    Richmond, MI 48062
    (586) 727-2509

    Grades: PK-4 | 472 students
  • Richmond Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    35250 Division Rd
    Richmond, MI 48062
    (586) 727-7552

    Grades: 5-8 | 434 students
  • Richmond Community High School Special Education School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    35320 Division Rd
    Richmond, MI 48062
    (586) 727-3225

    Grades: 9-12 | 511 students
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