Shepherd High School

  • Shepherd High School serves 479 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Shepherd High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Shepherd High School's student population of 479 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shepherd High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Shepherd High School is 0.24, 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#2668 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.52
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Graduation Rate90-94%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShepherd School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Shepherd Shepherd Elementary School Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 660 students
    0.1 miles
    301 S Fourth
    Shepherd, MI 48883
    (989) 828-6601
    0.1 K-5 660
  • Shepherd Shepherd Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 437 students
    0.1 miles
    350 S Chippewa
    Shepherd, MI 48883
    (989) 828-6601
    0.1 6-8 437
  • Mount Pleasant Odyssey Middlehigh School Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 91 students
    5.2 miles
    3441 South Wise Rd
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989) 773-9473
    5.2 7-12 91
  • Mount Pleasant Isabella Day Treatment
    Grades: 7-12 | 12 students
    5.5 miles
    2007 East Preston St
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989) 775-2370
    5.5 7-12 12
  • Mount Pleasant Way Oasis
    Grades: 7-12 | 100 students
    5.5 miles
    3480 South Isabella Rd
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989) 775-2290
    5.5 7-12 100

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