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Chesaning Union High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 553 students

 
 

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Posted July 17, 2009

Im sorry but this was the worst school i have ever attended, and i have moved a lot. No one was ever willing to help unless you happen to be in the popular crowd, even the teachers! We also had problems when my little brother started there. He had struggled for years in school, but high school he absolutely bombed and they instantly assumed add, without even testing. It wasnt till after we moved from the district and had him re-evaluated they discovered he had a learning disorder. yeah i know not necessarily their fault but they could have atleast put more effort into giving my brother the help he needed. He does great now that he has the help
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 4, 2008

To much emphasis is placed on sports without enough attention to academic standards and other extra curriculars.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 8, 2008

Most of the teachers are really cool, and help you out as much as possible.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 1, 2008

I'm a student at this school. Most of the teachers are very good at what they do. Plus they actually care about what they are doing. One thing that disappoints me though, is that not enough money is put back into the school. it could use some remodeling. Even new lockers would make a big difference. Other than this, its an overall good school to attend.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 10, 2007

A lot of the teachers are very good at what they teach and are good teachers. Others, not so much. Quite a bit of the emphasis goes on sports, but they don't put any money into the band program, which the extent is buying pizza for us before a game (which most of the time our band director pays) Our instruments are falling apart, our sticks are mismatched and the cymbals invert. Generally, Chesaning is an O.K. school, but they need to focus on more than one group than sports.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2004

I am a sophomore at this school and its great. I have a 3.5 GPA. The teachers are great and and the technology in the media class which does the Student announcments every day.
—Submitted by a 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.

Grade level

Social Studies

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

128 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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26%

2013

 
 
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45%
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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.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
30%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 53% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
54%
Science

The state average for Science was 26% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
23%

2010

 
 
28%
Social Studies

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

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 50% in 2013.

107 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
39%
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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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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ACT participation

86%

Average ACT score

19

Graduation rate

82%


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

2 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 93% 69%
Hispanic 5% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian N/A 1%
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 39%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. Stephan Clark
Fax number
  • (989) 845-2117

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850 North 4Th St
Chesaning, MI 48616
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Phone: (989) 845-2040

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