Vandenberg Elementary School

  • Vandenberg Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Vandenberg 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Vandenberg Elementary School's student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vandenberg Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 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 Vandenberg Elementary School is 0.44, 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#1928 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
73%
18%
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White
17%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.440.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthfield Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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