Wagar 56 Middle School

11200 Grafton Road
Carleton, MI 48117
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Wagar 56 Middle School serves 375 students in grades 5-6.
Wagar 56 Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (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 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Wagar 56 Middle School's student population of 375 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-6
Total Students375 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Wagar 56 Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Wagar 56 Middle 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 Wagar 56 Middle School is 0.24, 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
#1566 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
6%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wagar 56 Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
87%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wagar 56 Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAirport Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wagar 56 Middle School is Airport Virtual Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Carleton Airport Virtual Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 79 students
    0.0 miles
    11330 Grafton Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 654-4082
    0 K-12 79
  • Carleton Wagar 78 Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 383 students
    0.0 miles
    11200 Grafton Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 654-6205
    0 7-8 383
  • Carleton Airport Middle College Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
    0.1 miles
    11330 Grafton Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 654-4071
    0.1 9-12 19
  • Carleton Airport Senior High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 789 students
    0.1 miles
    11330 Grafton Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 654-6208
    0.1 9-12 789
  • Carleton Joseph C Sterling Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 284 students
    0.3 miles
    160 Fessner Rd
    Carleton, MI 48117
    (734) 654-6846
    0.3 PK-4 284

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