Owen Intermediate School

  • Owen Intermediate School serves 700 students in grades 5-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Owen Intermediate School's student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students700 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Owen Intermediate School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Owen Intermediate School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2358 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
42%
18%
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White
51%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Owen Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.570.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Buren Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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