426 North High St
Potterville, MI 48876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Potterville Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Potterville Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Potterville Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Potterville 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 Potterville Elementary School is 0.24, 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 Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1724 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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