Tawas Area Middle School

255 W M55
Tawas City, MI 48763
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Tawas Area Middle School serves 397 students in grades 5-8.
Tawas Area Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 60% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Tawas Area Middle School's student population of 397 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Rankings

Tawas Area 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 Tawas Area Middle School is 0.21, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1293 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.210.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTawas Area Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tawas Area Middle School is Tawas Area High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alternative Educational Academy Of Iosco County (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clara B Bolen Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tawas City Clara B Bolen Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 440 students
    0.7 miles
    211 South Plank Rd
    Tawas City, MI 48763
    (989) 984-2200
    0.7 PK-4 440
  • Tawas City Tawas Area High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 427 students
    0.8 miles
    255 West M 55
    Tawas City, MI 48763
    (989) 984-2100
    0.8 9-12 427
  • East Tawas Alternative Educational Academy Of Iosco County Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 157 students
    2.9 miles
    1230 East Us 23
    East Tawas, MI 48730
    (989) 362-2575
    2.9 6-12 157
  • Tawas City Career And Technical Education Center Vocational School
    Grades: 11-12
    2.9 miles
    27 North Rempert Rd
    Tawas City, MI 48763
    (989) 362-3006
    2.9 11-12 n/a
  • Tawas City Iosco Resa Special Education Special Education School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-12 | 47 students
    2.9 miles
    27 North Rempert Rd
    Tawas City, MI 48763
    (989) 362-3006
    2.9 PK-12 47

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