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Concord Middle School

Public | 6-8 & ungraded | 196 students

 

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Posted Sunday, August 24, 2014

How do you give any middle school a 5 star rating? It's probably one of the most difficult times in a kid and parent's life. I believe Concord Middle School focuses on each student to do just that. Whether it's extra-curricular activities like Student Council, Quiz Bowl, the Hardcore Hard Drives Robotics Team, the Salmon Project, sports, Band or dances to name a few, kids are encouraged to be involved. Where else but a small school like Concord can a student be in "all of the above" if they are driven to be? The energy in the building is very positive and infectious. This staff understands the middle school student and their needs. As far as parent involvement...well, it's Middle School. If the kids want dances, they'll still need to ask for chaperones. :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 5, 2014

Concord has a small, but creative staff who put in a lot of time to offer special programs to engage students, like Salmon in the Classroom and robotics. Students are able to get a lot of individualized attention to have their educational needs met.
—Submitted by a teacher


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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 42% in 2014.

57 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
28%

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

55 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
71%

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
63%
Social Studies

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

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
25%

2011

 
 
30%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
15%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
49%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
56%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

68 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
52%

2013

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
57%
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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
12%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2014.

58 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
78%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 20% in 2014.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
14%
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

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Reading growth at this school

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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 85% 69%
African-American 7% 18%
Hispanic 6% 6%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Multiracial 1% 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 58%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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Special education / special needs

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  • Band
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:00 a.m.
School end time
  • 2:45 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Mr. Matt Lehman
Fax number
  • (517) 524-7324

Programs

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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Track
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

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  • Painting
Music
  • Band
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405 South Main St
Concord, MI 49237
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