Way Elementary School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
K-4
Students
433
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
English
70%
State avg 48%
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Math
71%
State avg 45%
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Science
23%
State avg 12%
2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

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

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

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.

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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Asian
Two or more races
African-American
Hispanic
American Indian/Alaska Native
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
7%
State avg: 9%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 100%
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13 Reviews
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4 0
3 1
2 0
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Neighborhood
765 West Long Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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