Steele School (Closed 2013)

Serving 514 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Steele School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 26% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 41% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 64%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 84% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(11-12)
26%
37%
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(11-12)
41%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Steele 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
24%
9%
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Black
58%
18%
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White
16%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Steele School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MI state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 64% MI state average).
How many students attend Steele School?
514 students attend Steele School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Steele School students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 16% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Steele School?
Steele School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Steele School offer ?
Steele School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Steele School part of?

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