424 North High St
Potterville, MI 48876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Potterville Middle School serves 263 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (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).

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Potterville Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Potterville Middle School's student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
263 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Potterville Middle 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 Middle 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
#1944 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potterville Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Potterville Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
5%
18%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potterville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potterville Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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: 5-8
  • Students: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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