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Bellevue Jr/Sr High School

Public | 7-12 & ungraded | 325 students

 

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Posted August 31, 2004

I graduated from Bellevue last year and I was already ahead of many college freshmen! I graduated with 18 college credits and a great job in what I allways wanted to do graphic design! I love the staff at Bellevue because they not only taught me alot they also were willing to help me with anything I ever needed. They were not only my teachers but most were also my friends! The atmosphere at Bellevue is completly calm and relaxed. I had a blast growing up through Bellevue school district. I lived there for 10 years of my life. I wouldn't be this successful if it wasn't for Bellevue!
—Submitted by a former student


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 39% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
26%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
53%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

40 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
36%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 35% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
10%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

45 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
44%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

46 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
2%

2011

 
 
3%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 26% in 2014.

49 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
18%

2013

 
 
16%

2011

 
 
20%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 29% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
13%

2010

 
 
16%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
25%
Science

The state average for Science was 26% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
14%

2012

 
 
17%

2011

 
 
21%

2010

 
 
8%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 38% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
36%

2010

 
 
22%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
23%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MME test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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How schools in the state rate:

19%
of schools in the state are Below average
55%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


College readiness rating 20133What's this?

College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond.

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ACT participation

88%

Average ACT score

17

Graduation rate

79%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MEAP results from the state of Michigan.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 net growth (significant improvement/improvement - significant decrease/decrease) according to Performance Level Changes from the state of Michigan.

3 This rating is based on composite ACT scores from 2012-13 and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12. ACT participation represents the percentage of 11th graders taking the ACT. Because the ACT is mandated in Michigan high schools, ACT participation is NOT included in the GreatSchools rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 97% 69%
African-American 2% 18%
Hispanic 1% 6%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian N/A 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 52%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Monica Burger
Fax number
  • (269) 763-3955

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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Resources

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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576 Love Hwy
Bellevue, MI 49021
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