West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District

960 S M 33
West Branch, MI 48661-9079
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,896 students in West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
Public Schools in West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Michigan public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Michigan public school average of 35% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (MI)
# Schools
4 Schools
3,542 Schools
# Students
1,896 Students
1,394,596 Students
# Teachers
107 Teachers
82,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (MI)
#416 out of 855 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Branch-Rose City Area 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 2020-21 school year data.
43%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Branch-Rose City Area 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 2020-21 school year data.
85-89%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.10
0.55
# American Indian Students
15 Students
8,802 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
49,232 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
30 Students
120,541 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
9%
# Black Students
5 Students
245,941 Students
% Black Students
n/a
18%
# White Students
1,803 Students
900,679 Students
% White Students
95%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,210 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
35 Students
68,190 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
162
114,598
# Students in 1st Grade:
139
98,757
# Students in 2nd Grade:
129
100,937
# Students in 3rd Grade:
154
100,648
# Students in 4th Grade:
156
100,558
# Students in 5th Grade:
134
102,085
# Students in 6th Grade:
147
101,953
# Students in 7th Grade:
149
104,180
# Students in 8th Grade:
150
107,358
# Students in 9th Grade:
160
121,519
# Students in 10th Grade:
132
114,888
# Students in 11th Grade:
149
109,042
# Students in 12th Grade:
135
114,025
# Ungraded Students:
-
4,048

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,627 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,267. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,630 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MI)
Total Revenue
$28 MM
$25,476 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$24 MM
$24,351 MM
This chart display total spending of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,627
$18,267
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District 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
$12,630
$17,461
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Branch-Rose City Area Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ogemaw Heights High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
960 South M 33
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 343-2020
Grades: 9-12
| 576 students
Rank: #22.
Rose City School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Harrington
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 343-2250
Grades: PK-6
| 111 students
Rank: #33.
Surline Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
147 State St
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 343-2190
Grades: PK-4
| 639 students
Rank: #44.
Surline Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
147 State St
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 343-2140
Grades: 5-8
| 570 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District?
West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,896 students.
What is the rank of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District?
West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District is ranked #417 out of 850 school districts in Michigan (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District?
95% of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District?
West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What is West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,630 is less than the state median of $17,461. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,896 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : 85-89% (Top 30% in MI)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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