Whitehills Elementary School

  • Whitehills Elementary School serves 321 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Whitehills Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Whitehills Elementary School's student population of 321 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitehills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitehills Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#261 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitehills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
62%
66%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitehills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.580.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Lansing School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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