Shepherd Public Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,737 students in Shepherd Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in Shepherd Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Michigan public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Shepherd Public Schools School District are Winn Elementary School, Shepherd High School and Shepherd Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Shepherd Public Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Shepherd Public Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
5 Schools
3,552 Schools
# Students
1,737 Students
1,402,793 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
81,445 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Shepherd Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 862 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has decreased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MI)
Overall District Rank
#308 out of 872 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Shepherd Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shepherd 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shepherd 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Shepherd Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.25
0.54
# American Indian Students
76 Students
8,929 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
4 Students
49,796 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
79 Students
117,732 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
8%
# Black Students
24 Students
247,767 Students
% Black Students
1%
18%
# White Students
1,506 Students
912,175 Students
% White Students
87%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,201 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
41 Students
65,125 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
140
106,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
111
101,141
# Students in 2nd Grade:
128
100,631
# Students in 3rd Grade:
100
100,684
# Students in 4th Grade:
130
102,076
# Students in 5th Grade:
132
101,704
# Students in 6th Grade:
129
104,266
# Students in 7th Grade:
140
107,731
# Students in 8th Grade:
139
112,321
# Students in 9th Grade:
154
119,122
# Students in 10th Grade:
133
116,106
# Students in 11th Grade:
156
113,207
# Students in 12th Grade:
145
113,297
# Ungraded Students:
-
3,981

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,449 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,294. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,304 is less than the state median of $14,172. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$20 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Shepherd Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$20 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Shepherd Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,449
$14,294
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Shepherd Public Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,304
$14,172
This chart display average spending per public school student in Shepherd Public Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Shepherd Public Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Winn Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8190 Church St
Winn, MI 48896
(989) 866-2250
Grades: K-5
| 117 students
Rank: #22.
Shepherd High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 S Fourth
Shepherd, MI 48883
(989) 828-6601
Grades: 9-12
| 508 students
Rank: #33.
Shepherd Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
350 S Chippewa
Shepherd, MI 48883
(989) 828-6601
Grades: 6-8
| 402 students
Rank: #44.
Shepherd Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Fourth
Shepherd, MI 48883
(989) 828-6601
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #55.
Odyssey Middlehigh School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3441 South Wise Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 773-9473
Grades: 7-12
| 86 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Shepherd Public Schools School District
  • 258 WEST WRIGHT AVE, SHEPHERD, MI, 48883-2502
  • (989) 828-5520
  • shepherdschools.net
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,737 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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