Starr Elementary School

  • Starr Elementary School serves 514 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Starr Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Starr Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Starr Elementary School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Starr Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Starr Elementary School is 0.26, 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#588 out of 3119 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Starr Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Starr Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.260.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Starr 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 NamePlainwell Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Plainwell Plainwell High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 845 students
    0.1 miles
    684 Starr Rd
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269) 685-9554
    0.1 9-12 845
  • Plainwell Plainwell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 626 students
    0.1 miles
    720 Brigham St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269) 685-5813
    0.1 6-8 626
  • Plainwell Gilkey Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 442 students
    0.6 miles
    707 South Woodhams St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269) 685-2424
    0.6 PK-5 442
  • Plainwell Renaissance High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
    1.3 miles
    422 Acorn St
    Plainwell, MI 49080
    (269) 685-1573
    1.3 9-12 80
  • Allegan Star Family Literacy Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
    2.1 miles
    623 N 10th Street
    Allegan, MI 49010
    (269) 512-7700
    2.1 9-12 12

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