Waverly Senior High School

160 Snow Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 974 students in grades 9-12, Waverly Senior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 87% (Top 50% in MI)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Waverly Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Waverly Senior High School's student population of 974 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
974 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Waverly Senior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,069 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waverly Senior High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MI)
#2164 out of 3069 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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16%
34%
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39%
45%
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32%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
34%
18%
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White
35%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.73
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87%
81%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waverly Senior High School's ranking?
Waverly Senior High School is ranked #2164 out of 3,069 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Waverly Senior High School often compared to?
Waverly Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Grand Ledge High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
16% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% MI state average), while 39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Waverly Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Waverly Senior High School is 87%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 81%.
How many students attend Waverly Senior High School?
974 students attend Waverly Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Waverly Senior High School students are White, 34% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waverly Senior High School?
Waverly Senior High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Waverly Senior High School offer ?
Waverly Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Waverly Senior High School part of?
Waverly Senior High School is part of Waverly Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 974 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 87% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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