Pine Tree Elementary School (Closed 2018)
Pine Tree Elementary School served 429 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 49% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 59% (which was higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 was higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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