8465 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Pennfield Dunlap Elementary School serves 459 students in grades 3-5.
Pennfield Dunlap Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 42% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Pennfield Dunlap Elementary School's student population of 459 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
459 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Pennfield Dunlap 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 Pennfield Dunlap Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1872 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
79%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 459 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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