North Ward Elementary School

440 River St
Allegan, MI 49010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
North Ward Elementary School serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
North Ward Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

North Ward Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

North Ward Elementary School's student population of 261 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

North Ward Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 North Ward Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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
#853 out of 3119 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.220.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllegan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to North Ward Elementary School is Hillside Learning Behavior Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dawson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Allegan Dawson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 232 students
    0.8 miles
    125 Elm St
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 673-6925
    0.8 PK-5 232
  • Allegan Hillside Learning Behavior Center Special Education School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 113 students
    0.8 miles
    212 Grove St
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 512-7900
    0.8 PK-12 113
  • Allegan Allegan Alternative High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
    0.9 miles
    550 5th St
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 673-5433
    0.9 9-12 209
  • Allegan Allegan County Area Technical And Education Center Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    1.0 miles
    2891 116th Ave
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 673-3121
    1 11-12 n/a
  • Allegan Le White Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 570 students
    1.0 miles
    3300 115th Ave
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 673-2241
    1 6-8 570

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