Whitmore Lake Elementary School

  • Whitmore Lake Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower 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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Whitmore Lake Elementary School's student population of 399 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whitmore Lake Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whitmore Lake Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#1861 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whitmore Lake 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
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
85%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whitmore Lake Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.270.28
This chart display the diversity score of Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Whitmore Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWhitmore Lake Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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