3530 Mount Olivet Rd
Kalamazoo, MI 49004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Spring Valley Center For Exploration serves 311 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Spring Valley Center For Exploration 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Spring Valley Center For Exploration ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Spring Valley Center For Exploration's student population of 311 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
311 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Spring Valley Center For Exploration 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 Spring Valley Center For Exploration is 0.60, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2755 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
59%
18%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 311 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 20%)

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