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Marshall Greene Middle School

Public | 5-8 | 536 students

 

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Posted September 16, 2009

I love Marshall Greene Middle School because they believe in helping kids excell.


Posted December 31, 2008

im verry dissappointed in this school... i had 2 move because im was bullied so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 13, 2008

I am a student in the school at the moment. It is my last year, and I have gone to Birch Run schools since K-grade. I believe Marshall greene is a very good school. I like it very much so and I do not want to move to another! I enjoy Birch Run very much. It is my hometown like I said and I love it here!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 26, 2007

this is the best school my kid ever went to there is so much to do!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 17, 2005

Many Acedemic programs are available for students. students have many choices inluding at the middle school the choice to take choir, band, or rounds (gym art and woodshop). At the elementary school, they have many high quality teachers and workers. Parents are incouraged to help out, go to board meetings, conferences and open houses.Overall this is a great school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted July 19, 2005

These schools are nice but, there needs to be more after school programs. Now there are only sports after school. But how about band and choir?
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 45% in 2014.

120 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
43%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

119 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
75%

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
56%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

130 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
5%

2013

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
8%
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 42% in 2014.

117 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
49%

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

117 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
74%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 27% in 2014.

128 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
27%

2013

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
18%
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 39% in 2014.

126 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
40%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

125 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
63%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

125 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
58%
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.

129 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

129 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
60%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

138 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
16%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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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

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Average


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.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 92% 69%
Hispanic 5% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 51%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Scott Preston
Fax number
  • (989) 624-8507

Resources

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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8225 Main Street
Birch Run, MI 48415
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