53200 Shelby Rd
Utica, MI 48316
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Switzer Elementary School serves 555 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Switzer Elementary 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 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (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 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 555 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Switzer Elementary School's student population of 555 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
555 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Switzer Elementary 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 Switzer Elementary School is 0.21, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#947 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
89%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (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?

44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

How many students attend Switzer Elementary School?

555 students attend Switzer Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

89% of Switzer Elementary School students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Switzer Elementary School?

Switzer Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does Switzer Elementary School offer ?

Switzer Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 555 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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