Shay Elementary School
Shay Elementary School serves 171 students in grades 3-5.
Shay Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
Shay Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Shay Elementary School's student population of 171 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Shay Elementary 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 Shay Elementary School is 0.26, 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
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#397 out of 3120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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