Milwood Magnet School

  • Milwood Magnet School serves 733 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 18% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Milwood Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Milwood Magnet School's student population of 733 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Milwood Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Milwood Magnet School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#2272 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
8%
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Black
42%
18%
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White
25%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Milwood Magnet School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKalamazoo School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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