160 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Waverly Senior High School serves 1,091 students in grades 9-12.
Waverly Senior High 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (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 40% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Waverly Senior High School's student population of 1,091 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,091 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Waverly Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Waverly Senior High School is 0.75, which is more 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
#2339 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
8%
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Black
31%
18%
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White
33%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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: 9-12
  • Students: 1,091 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.75 (Top 1%)

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