Shelters Elementary School

12600 Fordline St
Southgate, MI 48195
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Shelters Elementary School serves 320 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Shelters Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Shelters Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Shelters Elementary School's student population of 320 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Shelters Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Shelters Elementary School is 0.32, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#361 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
82%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthgate Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shelters Elementary School is Allen Park Community School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Creative Montessori Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Southgate Creative Montessori Academy Charter School
    Grades: PK-8 | 758 students
    0.4 miles
    15100 Northline Rd
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 284-5600
    0.4 PK-8 758
  • Southgate Grogan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    0.6 miles
    13300 Burns St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4642
    0.6 PK-5 414
  • Southgate Fordline Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    1.1 miles
    14775 Fordline St
    Southgate, MI 48195
    (734) 246-4640
    1.1 K-5 317
  • Lincoln Park Hoover School
    Grades: PK-5 | 239 students
    1.2 miles
    3750 Howard St
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313) 389-0207
    1.2 PK-5 239
  • Lincoln Park Earl F Carr School
    Grades: PK-5 | 321 students
    1.5 miles
    3901 Ferris Ave
    Lincoln Park, MI 48146
    (313) 389-0230
    1.5 PK-5 321

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