2509 Waldon Rd
Lake Orion, MI 48360
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Waldon Middle School serves 647 students in grades 6-8.
Waldon Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Waldon Middle School's student population of 647 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Waldon Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Waldon Middle School is 0.37, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#159 out of 3120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
79%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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: 6-8
  • Students: 647 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.37 (Top 50%)

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