Vassar Middle School

  • Vassar Middle School serves 236 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Vassar Middle School's student population of 236 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students236 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vassar Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vassar Middle School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2185 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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Hispanic
6%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
89%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vassar Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.210.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vassar Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVassar Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Vassar Vassar Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 351 students
    0.0 miles
    220 Athletic St
    Vassar, MI 48768
    (989)823-8534
    0.0 9-12 351
  • Vassar Central School
    Grades: K-5 | 406 students
    0.1 miles
    425 Division St
    Vassar, MI 48768
    (989)823-8566
    0.1 K-5 406
  • Vassar Pioneer Work And Learn Center
    Grades: 6-12 | 173 students
    1.2 miles
    150 Enterprise Dr
    Vassar, MI 48768
    (989)823-9303
    1.2 6-12 173
  • Reese Reese Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 305 students
    7.2 miles
    9535 Center St
    Reese, MI 48757
    (989)868-4561
    7.2 K-5 305
  • Millington M.a.l.c. Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 37 students
    7.4 miles
    8537 Gleason St
    Millington, MI 48746
    (989)871-5211
    7.4 7-12 37

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