Vowles School

  • Vowles School serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Vowles School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vowles School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vowles School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. 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#888 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
3%
18%
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White
82%
66%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMt. Pleasant City 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
  • Mount Pleasant Fancher School
    Grades: 4-6 | 388 students
    1.0 miles
    801 South Kinney Ave
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)775-2230
    1.0 4-6 388
  • Mount Pleasant Mt. Pleasant Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1141 students
    1.1 miles
    1155 South Elizabeth St
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)775-2201
    1.1 9-12 1141
  • Mount Pleasant Ganiard School
    Grades: K-12 | 349 students
    1.2 miles
    101 South Adams St
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)775-2240
    1.2 K-12 349
  • Mount Pleasant West Intermediate School
    Grades: 7-8 | 508 students
    1.2 miles
    440 South Bradley St
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)775-2221
    1.2 7-8 508
  • Mount Pleasant Pullen Elementary School
    Grades: K-12 | 371 students
    1.6 miles
    251 South Brown St
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
    (989)775-2270
    1.6 K-12 371

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