Saginaw School District Of The City Of

550 Millard St
Saginaw, MI 48607-1140
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Saginaw School District Of The City Of ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public elementary schools serving 3,427 students in Saginaw School District Of The City Of. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Public Elementary Schools in Saginaw School District Of The City Of have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public elementary school average of 37% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
16 Schools
2,570 Schools
# Students
5,040 Students
954,503 Students
# Teachers
346 Teachers
59,027 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Saginaw School District Of The City Of, 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 79% has increased from 74% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MI)
#629 out of 855 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Saginaw School District Of The City Of, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saginaw School District Of The City Of 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.
29%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saginaw School District Of The City Of 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.
79%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Saginaw School District Of The City Of and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.57
0.56
# American Indian Students
14 Students
6,614 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
114 Students
33,476 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
650 Students
83,085 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
9%
# Black Students
3,130 Students
177,223 Students
% Black Students
62%
19%
# White Students
961 Students
603,099 Students
% White Students
19%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
39 Students
822 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
132 Students
50,183 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
435
110,710
# Students in 1st Grade:
398
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
485
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
479
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
405
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
372
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
340
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
316
90,100
# Students in 8th Grade:
301
90,487
# Students in 9th Grade:
467
14,650
# Students in 10th Grade:
338
13,367
# Students in 11th Grade:
345
13,309
# Students in 12th Grade:
333
14,911
# Ungraded Students:
26
2,031

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,320 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,543 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$82 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of Saginaw School District Of The City Of and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$78 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of Saginaw School District Of The City Of and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,320
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Saginaw School District Of The City Of 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
$15,543
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in Saginaw School District Of The City Of and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Saginaw School District Of The City Of Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Handley School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
224 North Elm St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-4250
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #22.
Saginaw Arts And Sciences Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1903 N Niagra St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-5500
Grades: 6-12
| 412 students
Rank: #33.
The Success Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1925 S Outer Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 399-4400
Grades: 6-12
| 102 students
Rank: #44.
Zilwaukee K8 School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Johnson St
Saginaw, MI 48604
(989) 399-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 270 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Chester F Miller School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2020 Brockway St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-4850
Grades: PK-6
| 260 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Jessie Rouse School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
435 Randolph St
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 399-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 203 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Merrill Park Elementary School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1800 Grout St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-4800
Grades: PK-6
| 302 students
Rank: #88.
Jessie Loomis School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2000 Loomis St
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 399-4750
Grades: PK-6
| 314 students
Rank: #99.
Stone School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1006 State St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-5100
Grades: PK-6
| 304 students
Rank: #1010.
Arthur Eddy Academy
Magnet School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Cathay St
Saginaw, MI 48601
(989) 399-5250
Grades: PK-6
| 305 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Herig School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 Houghton Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-4350
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Kempton Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3040 Davenport Ave
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 399-4600
Grades: PK-6
| 320 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,040 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • : 79% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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