The Greenspire School

  • The Greenspire School serves 106 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • The Greenspire School's student population of 106 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students106 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Greenspire School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Greenspire School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2000 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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White
87%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Greenspire School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.240.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
40%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Greenspire School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • The Greenspire School is a Montessori-inspired, project-based and environmentall focused middle school located in the heart of the Grand Traverse Commons.  Our campus features two beautiful buildings, a state-of-the-art greenhouse, a combined chicken coop and rabbit habitat, and a maple sugar shack.  We abutt 580 acres of northern Michigan forest and parkland which feature miles of improved trails, a creek, artesian wells and more. 

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Traverse City New Campus Center Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 49 students
    0.4 miles
    1100 Silver Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)922-6375
    0.4 1-12 49
  • Traverse City West Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1174 students
    0.5 miles
    3950 Silver Lake Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-8200
    0.5 6-8 1174
  • Traverse City Tcaps Montessori School
    Grades: K-6 | 339 students
    0.8 miles
    1009 South Oak St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-5608
    0.8 K-6 339
  • Traverse City Central Grade School Special Education School
    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
    1.1 miles
    301 West Seventh St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-5600
    1.1 K-5 657
  • Traverse City Willow Hill Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 457 students
    1.3 miles
    1250 Hill St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231)933-8540
    1.3 K-5 457

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