621 Pebblebrook Ln
East Lansing, MI 48823
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Whitehills Elementary School serves 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Whitehills Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Whitehills Elementary School's student population of 325 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Whitehills Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Whitehills Elementary School is 0.61, 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
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#133 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
11%
18%
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White
60%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 20%)

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