Potterville Middle School

424 North High St
Potterville, MI 48876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Potterville Middle School serves 230 students in grades 5-8.
Potterville Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Potterville Middle School's student population of 230 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
230 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Potterville Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Potterville Middle School is 0.32, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2008 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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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
1%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
82%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.32
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Potterville Middle School's ranking?
Potterville Middle School is ranked #2008 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Potterville Middle School?
230 students attend Potterville Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Potterville Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potterville Middle School?
Potterville Middle School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Potterville Middle School offer ?
Potterville Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Potterville Middle School part of?
Potterville Middle School is part of Potterville Public Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   4/27/2011
I have felt that it is very personal and a connected environment, they handle behavior issues swiftly.
- Posted by Parent - Heath

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 18%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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