Muskegon Heights Middle School (Closed 2015)

Serving 205 students in grades 6-8, Muskegon Heights Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 8% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 22% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 67%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(13-14)
8%
41%
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(13-14)
22%
67%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Muskegon Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
94%
18%
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White
2%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.12
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Muskegon Heights Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Muskegon Heights School District
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
8% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 67% MI state average).
How many students attend Muskegon Heights Middle School?
205 students attend Muskegon Heights Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Muskegon Heights Middle School students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Muskegon Heights Middle School?
Muskegon Heights Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Muskegon Heights Middle School offer ?
Muskegon Heights Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Muskegon Heights Middle School part of?
Muskegon Heights Middle School is part of Muskegon Heights School District.

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