301 East Sellar St
Bessemer, MI 49911
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Washington School serves 214 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Washington School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Washington School's student population of 214 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
214 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Washington School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Washington School is 0.22, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1403 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
88%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50%)

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