Taylor Parks Elementary School

  • Taylor Parks Elementary School serves 406 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Taylor Parks Elementary 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Taylor Parks Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Taylor Parks Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Taylor Parks Elementary School is 0.54, which is more 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#1922 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
18%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Taylor Parks Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
65%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taylor Parks Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.540.52
This chart display the diversity score of Taylor Parks Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Taylor Parks Elementary 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
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Taylor Parks Elementary 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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTaylor School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Can someone please help me recover any info from when I was attending Taylor Parks? I used to live at 6736 Merrick, right down the street back in the day. Attended kindergarten with Mrs. Stien , not sure if it is spelled correctly, in 1968. There used to be 6 th grade there in my day. I attended West Jr. High for 7th grade, then Taylor Center High 10th-12th. Graduating in 1981.I have many school mates from there on my Facebook and they are asking me questions. So that is how this all came about. Thank you Jerry J Bills
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