Paul A Schalm School

  • Paul A Schalm School serves 423 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Paul A Schalm School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Paul A Schalm School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Paul A Schalm School's student population of 423 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Paul A Schalm 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Paul A Schalm School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#680 out of 3119 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
8%
18%
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White
75%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClawson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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