West Bendle Elementary School

  • West Bendle Elementary School serves 288 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (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 32% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Bendle Elementary 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 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Bendle Elementary School's student population of 288 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Bendle Elementary 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 West Bendle Elementary School is 0.40, 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#1964 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
76%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Bendle Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.400.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Bendle Elementary 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 NameBendle School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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