Shields Elementary School

  • Shields Elementary School serves 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Shields Elementary School's student population of 377 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students377 students
This chart display total students of Shields Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Shields Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Shields Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Shields Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
46%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Shields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
58%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Shields Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
81%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shields Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.320.52
This chart display the diversity score of Shields Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSwan Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Shields Elementary School is Michael J Mcgivney (1.2 miles away)
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