Sterling Elementary School
Sterling Elementary School serves 140 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).
Sterling Elementary School's student population of 140 students has declined by 51% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 43% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
The diversity score of Sterling Elementary School is 0.15, 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 Data
State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education
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