Sonoma Elementary School
Sonoma Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Sonoma Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 343 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Minority Enrollment: 11%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Sonoma Elementary School's student population of 343 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sonoma Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Sonoma Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1619 out of 3120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
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