1560 Watson Rd
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Vowles School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

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Vowles School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Vowles School's student population of 357 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-3
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Vowles School is 0.31, 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
45-49%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
55-59%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
18:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
83%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-3
  • Students: 357 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 17%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.31 (Top 50% in MI)

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