University Hills Elementary School

600 Croydon Rd
Rochester, MI 48309
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
University Hills Elementary School serves 395 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
University Hills Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

University Hills Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

University Hills Elementary School's student population of 395 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
395 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

University Hills Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 University Hills Elementary School is 0.55, which is equal to 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
#267 out of 2925 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
20%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
64%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
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 University Hills Elementary School's ranking?
University Hills Elementary School is ranked #267 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend University Hills Elementary School?
395 students attend University Hills Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of University Hills Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of University Hills Elementary School?
University Hills Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does University Hills Elementary School offer ?
University Hills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is University Hills Elementary School part of?
University Hills Elementary School is part of Rochester Community School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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