Shumate Middle School

30448 West Jefferson Ave
Rockwood, MI 48173
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Shumate Middle School serves 840 students in grades 6-8.
Shumate Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (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 43% (which is equal to the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Shumate Middle School's student population of 840 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students840 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Shumate Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Shumate Middle School is 0.31, 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
#1487 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.310.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGibraltar School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Shumate Middle School is Oscar A Carlson High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Summit Academy (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parsons Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockwood Oscar A Carlson High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: ≤1%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,141 student
    0.0 miles
    30550 West Jefferson Ave
    Rockwood, MI 48173
    (734) 379-7100
    0 9-12 1,141
  • Rockwood Parsons Elementary School Special Education School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
    0.8 miles
    14473 Middle Gibraltar Rd
    Rockwood, MI 48173
    (734) 379-7050
    0.8 PK-5 404
  • Trenton Huron Ai Center High School Program Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.7 miles
    25600 Seneca St
    Trenton, MI 48183
    (734) 379-6360
    1.7 9-12 n/a
  • Trenton Hunter Elementary School Special Education School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    2.0 miles
    21320 Roche Rd
    Trenton, MI 48183
    (734) 379-6390
    2 PK-5 363
  • Flat Rock Summit Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 345 students
    2.4 miles
    30100 Olmstead Rd
    Flat Rock, MI 48134
    (734) 379-6810
    2.4 K-8 345

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