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Charlevoix Elementary School

Public | K-4 | 419 students

 

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Posted October 27, 2009

The teachers at this school go above and beyond the call of duty. They give up much of their time and consider these kids as their own.
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Posted April 20, 2005

My daughter is currently finishing up kindergarten with Mrs. Martin and has had a very positive experience. She is our first and only so far, so this was a new experience for our family. Mrs. Martin has made us feel very welcome in her classroom at any time to help out and become a part of her classroom. The bussing system seems to be working well for the school district and has a good communication system when children miss their stop. Kelsey is in the top of her class and has been challenged with extra credit activities as needed to keep her interested and excited. Quality academic programs and extracurricular acitvities are readily available. The children are even exposed to music, art and computers twice daily as a special acitivity in their all day kindergarten program which is readily available to as many families who would like it for their child.
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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.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

55 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
24%

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
34%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
69%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%
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 45% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
58%

2013

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
48%
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

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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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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Below 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 87% 69%
American Indian 4% 1%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Multiracial 3% 2%
African-American 1% 18%
Asian 1% 3%
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 43%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Douglas Drenth
Fax number
  • (231) 547-3150

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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13513 Division Ave
Charlevoix, MI 49720
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Phone: (231) 547-8115

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