Phoenix Science And Technology Center (Closed 2014)

1925 South Outer Dr
Saginaw, MI 48601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Serving 124 students in grades 4-8, Phoenix Science And Technology Center ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 6-9% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-24% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 65%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
124 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(12-13)
6-9%
41%
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(12-13)
20-24%
65%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Phoenix Science And Technology Center 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 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
96%
18%
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White
2%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Buena Vista School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 65% MI state average).
How many students attend Phoenix Science And Technology Center?
124 students attend Phoenix Science And Technology Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Phoenix Science And Technology Center students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phoenix Science And Technology Center?
Phoenix Science And Technology Center has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Phoenix Science And Technology Center offer ?
Phoenix Science And Technology Center offers enrollment in grades 4-8
What school district is Phoenix Science And Technology Center part of?
Phoenix Science And Technology Center is part of Buena Vista School District.

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