147 State St
West Branch, MI 48661
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Surline Middle School serves 566 students in grades 5-8.
Surline Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 51% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Surline Middle School's student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
566 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Surline Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Surline Middle School is 0.06, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1461 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Surline 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 2018-19 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 Surline 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
18:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Surline Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Surline Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Surline Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Surline Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Surline Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
97%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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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.
Diversity Score
0.06
This chart display the diversity score of Surline Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Surline Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Surline Middle 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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 566 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06 (Btm 50%)

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