Polk Elementary School

  • Polk Elementary School serves 341 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Polk 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Polk Elementary School's student population of 341 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polk Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 17:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polk Elementary School is 0.53, which is more 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 Testing Rank#2316 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
17%
18%
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White
63%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDearborn Heights School District #7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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