Waylee Elementary School (Closed 2010)

Waylee Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Kindergarten-5. 
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 was equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 12% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which was lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

This School
State Level (MI)
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
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Black
4%
18%
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White
88%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waylee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Waylee Elementary School?
398 students attend Waylee Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Waylee Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waylee Elementary School?
Waylee Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Waylee Elementary School offer ?
Waylee Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Waylee Elementary School part of?
Waylee Elementary School is part of Portage Public Schools School District.

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