Alanson Public School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
3
Grades
K-12
Students
256
Type
Public
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Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Math
34%
State avg: 36%
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English
33%
State avg: 48%
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Science
33%
State avg: 21%
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5/10
College readiness
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Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
74%
State avg: 77%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 14%
9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
82%
Two or more races
9%
American Indian/Alaska Native
6%
Hispanic
2%
Asian
1%
African-American
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
0%
State avg: 9%
% of full time teachers who are certified
97%
State avg: 100%
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3 Reviews
3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
7400 North Street
Alanson, MI 49706
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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