The Greenspire School

The Greenspire School serves 126 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 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The Greenspire 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

The Greenspire School's student population of 126 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students126 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

The Greenspire School is ranked within the top 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 The Greenspire School is 0.15, 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
#1225 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
43%
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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
4%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Greenspire 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
2%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Greenspire School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to The Greenspire School is New Campus Center (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Traverse City Tba Se Early Childhood Special Education School
    Grades: PK
    0.1 miles
    1101 Red Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 922-6200
    0.1 PK n/a
  • Traverse City New Campus Center Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 65 students
    0.4 miles
    1100 Silver Dr
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 922-6375
    0.4 1-12 65
  • Traverse City West Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,223 student
    0.5 miles
    3950 Silver Lake Rd
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-8200
    0.5 6-8 1,223
  • Traverse City Tcaps Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 327 students
    0.8 miles
    1009 South Oak St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5608
    0.8 PK-6 327
  • Traverse City Central Grade School
    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
    1.1 miles
    301 West Seventh St
    Traverse City, MI 49684
    (231) 933-5600
    1.1 PK-5 635

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