Ottawa Elementary School

  • Ottawa Elementary School serves 225 students in grades Prekindergarten-1.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Ottawa Elementary School's student population of 225 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
33%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ottawa 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
86%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ottawa Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.260.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ottawa Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuchanan Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ottawa Elementary School is Buchanan Step Up (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Buchanan Buchanan Step Up Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: K-12 | 23 students
    0.3 miles
    401 West Chicago Street
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8401
    0.3 K-12 23
  • Buchanan Buchanan Virtual Academy
    Grades: 5-12 | 63 students
    0.3 miles
    401 W Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8400
    0.3 5-12 63
  • Buchanan Buchanan High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 569 students
    0.4 miles
    401 West Chicago St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8403
    0.4 8-12 569
  • Buchanan Buchanan Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 355 students
    0.4 miles
    610 West 4th St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8406
    0.4 5-7 355
  • Buchanan Moccasin Elementary School
    Grades: 2-4 | 339 students
    0.6 miles
    410 Moccasin St
    Buchanan, MI 49107
    (269) 695-8408
    0.6 2-4 339

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