Thornapple Elementary School

  • Thornapple Elementary School serves 360 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thornapple Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Thornapple Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Thornapple Elementary School's student population of 360 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students360 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thornapple Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thornapple Elementary School is 0.29, 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 School Rank#42 out of 3119 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Hills School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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