Nims Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Serving 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Nims Elementary 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 20-24% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 50-54% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 64%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 60% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(11-12)
20-24%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
(11-12)
50-54%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nims Elementary 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Nims Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Nims Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
37%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
40%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nims Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Nims Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Nims Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (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?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MI state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 64% MI state average).
How many students attend Nims Elementary School?
422 students attend Nims Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Nims Elementary School students are White, 37% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Nims Elementary School?
Nims Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Nims Elementary School offer ?
Nims Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Nims Elementary School part of?

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