Watervliet School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools in Watervliet School District, serving 1,447 students. Watervliet School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Michigan.
Public schools in Watervliet School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Michigan public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (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 Watervliet School District are Way Watervliet High School, North Elementary School and Watervliet Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 22% 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 NameWatervliet School District
School District Websitehttp://Watervlietps.org
School District Phone Number(269) 463-0300
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools5 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students1,447 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers77 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1

District Comparison

Watervliet 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 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#316 out of 869 school districts
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Watervliet   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)
33%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Watervliet   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
80-84%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Watervliet   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.370.52
# of American Indian Students11 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students5 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students198 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
8%
# of Black Students35 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
2%
18%
# of White Students1,129 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
78%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students69 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:150116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:95105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:85103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:96105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:104107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:104112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:117112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:116111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:120114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:147123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:96121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:114115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:103117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,604 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 $16,305 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$15 MM$10 MM
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Spending$24 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Watervliet   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$10,604$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Watervliet   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$16,305$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Watervliet   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.

Watervliet School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Way Watervliet High School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    450 E Saint Joseph St
    Watervliet, MI 49098
    (269) 463-0897

    Grades: 9-12 | 78 students
  • North Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    287 West Baldwin Ave
    Watervliet, MI 49098
    (269) 463-0820

    Grades: 3-5 | 304 students
  • Watervliet Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    450 East Saint Joseph St
    Watervliet, MI 49098
    (269) 463-0780

    Grades: 6-8 | 353 students
  • Watervliet Senior High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    450 East Saint Joseph St
    Watervliet, MI 49098
    (269) 463-0730

    Grades: 9-12 | 382 students
  • South Elementary School
    433 Lucinda Ln
    Watervliet, MI 49098
    (269) 463-0820

    Grades: PK-2 | 330 students
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