12840 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Willow Ridge Elementary School serves 532 students in grades 1-6.
Willow Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 68% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Willow Ridge Elementary School's student population of 532 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-6
Total Students
532 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Willow Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Ridge Elementary School is 0.45, 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 Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#304 out of 3120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
9%
18%
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White
73%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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: 1-6
  • Students: 532 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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