Watervliet Middle School

  • Watervliet Middle School serves 353 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (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 23% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Watervliet Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Watervliet Middle School's student population of 353 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Watervliet 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 Watervliet Middle School is 0.33, 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#1848 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
12%
8%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
81%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Watervliet Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.330.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Watervliet Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatervliet School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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