801 North 17th St
Niles, MI 49120
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ring Lardner Middle School serves 648 students in grades 6-8.
Ring Lardner 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (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 49% (which is equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ring Lardner Middle School's student population of 648 students has grown by 57% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Ring Lardner 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 Ring Lardner Middle School is 0.51, 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
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1670 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
10%
18%
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White
68%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 648 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 30%)

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