Richard J. Duncan Elementary School

  • Richard J. Duncan Elementary School serves 725 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Richard J. Duncan Elementary School's student population of 725 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richard J. Duncan Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richard J. Duncan Elementary School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#342 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richard J. Duncan Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richard J. Duncan Elementary 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
94%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richard J. Duncan Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.120.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Richard J. Duncan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Richard J. Duncan Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUtica Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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