1250 Hill St
Traverse City, MI 49684
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Willow Hill Elementary School serves 422 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Willow Hill Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 422 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Willow Hill Elementary School's student population of 422 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Willow Hill 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 Willow Hill Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#140 out of 3120 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
90%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willow Hill Elementary School's ranking?

Willow Hill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

How many students attend Willow Hill Elementary School?

422 students attend Willow Hill Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

90% of Willow Hill Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Willow Hill Elementary School?

Willow Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does Willow Hill Elementary School offer ?

Willow Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

School Reviews

5   8/3/2020
My time at Willow Hill was amazing. The teachers were very caring, and I made a lot of good friends there. I will never forget Willow Hill.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Addison Bucknam

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 422 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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