14473 Middle Gibraltar Rd
Rockwood, MI 48173
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Parsons Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Parsons Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Parsons Elementary School's student population of 404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Parsons Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Parsons Elementary School is 0.34, 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
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#736 out of 3120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 404 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34 (Top 50%)

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