23600 Penn St
Dearborn, MI 48124
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Nowlin Elementary School serves 216 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Nowlin Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Nowlin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Nowlin Elementary School's student population of 216 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Nowlin Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nowlin Elementary School is 0.30, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1579 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.30 (Top 50%)

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