8638 Byron Center Ave Sw
Byron Center, MI 49315
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Robert L Nickels Intermediate School serves 645 students in grades 3-7.
Robert L Nickels Intermediate School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-7
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Robert L Nickels Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Robert L Nickels Intermediate School's student population of 645 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-7
Total Students
645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Robert L Nickels Intermediate School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Robert L Nickels Intermediate School is 0.30, 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
#367 out of 3120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
83%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.30
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-7
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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