Potterville Middle School

424 North High St
Potterville, MI 48876
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 216 students in grades 5-8, Potterville Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50% in MI
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Potterville Middle School's student population of 216 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
216 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Potterville Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Potterville Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
#2008 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
40-44%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potterville Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
86%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.26
This chart display the diversity score of Potterville Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
47%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (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 schools are Potterville Middle School often compared to?
Potterville Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Delta Center Elementary School, Tc Holbrook Elementary School by visitors of our site.
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?
216 students attend Potterville Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Potterville Middle School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potterville Middle School?
Potterville Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to 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.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 216 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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