Thomas A Edison Elementary School

34505 Hunter Ave
Westland, MI 48185
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas A Edison Elementary School serves 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thomas A Edison 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thomas A Edison Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Thomas A Edison Elementary School's student population of 449 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
449 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas A Edison Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas A Edison Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2462 out of 2925 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
47%
18%
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White
43%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thomas A Edison Elementary School's ranking?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School is ranked #2462 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Thomas A Edison Elementary School?
449 students attend Thomas A Edison Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Thomas A Edison Elementary School students are Black, 43% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas A Edison Elementary School?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Thomas A Edison Elementary School offer ?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Thomas A Edison Elementary School part of?
Thomas A Edison Elementary School is part of Wayne-Westland Community School District.

School Reviews

5   6/30/2018
Outstanding!!!!! Couldn`t have hand picked a better school for my son:) Thank You Edison Elementary!
- Posted by Parent - Cynthia H.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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