Nims Elementary School (Closed 2013)

1161 West Southern Ave
Muskegon, MI 49441
  • Nims Elementary School served 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 20-24% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 50-54% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 64%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 60% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Nims Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)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 Ratio19:118:1
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%
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Asian
n/a
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%
8%
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
38%
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%
66%
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.
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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.
Diversity Score0.670.28
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%
40%
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%
6%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuskegon Public s of the City of School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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