Surline Middle School serves 572 students in grades 5-8.
Surline Middle School 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority American Indian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 5-8
- Enrollment: 572 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 5%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Surline Middle School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Surline Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Surline Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1918 out of 2925 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Surline Middle School's ranking?
Surline Middle School is ranked #1918 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Surline Middle School often compared to?
Surline Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rose City School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Surline Middle School?
572 students attend Surline Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Surline Middle School students are White, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Surline Middle School?
Surline Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Surline Middle School offer ?
Surline Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Surline Middle School part of?
Surline Middle School is part of West Branch-Rose City Area Schools School District.
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