Sparta Middle School

  • Sparta Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (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 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Sparta Middle School's student population of 550 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students550 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sparta Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sparta Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sparta Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sparta Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#1438 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sparta Middle 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)
51%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sparta Middle 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 Ratio20:118:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
85%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sparta Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.260.28
This chart display the diversity score of Sparta Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sparta Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSparta Area s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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