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Torrey Hill Intermediate School

Public | 3-5 | 467 students

 

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Posted August 26, 2003

THMS is an awesome educational institution. i am happy that my son has the opportunity to attend such an great school, I attended THMS and i would recommend this district to all those seeking a move or a 'change for the better'. From the outgoing principal to the highly-accredited staff, this is a positive learning step for all who attend, i could'nt be happier...
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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 40% in 2014.

135 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

135 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%
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.

157 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
60%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

156 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
85%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

157 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
46%
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.

128 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

130 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

131 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
31%

2013

 
 
26%

2011

 
 
22%
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

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 96% 69%
African-American 1% 18%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Multiracial 1% 2%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian 0% 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 28%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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Arts & music

Music
  • Choir / Chorus

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Kathleen Conover
Fax number
  • (810) 591-8475

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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  • Our building houses 15 classrooms for students in 3rd-5th grade. We have approximately 400 students and our classroom ratios are approximately 26:1. We feature additional at-risk and Title One assistance to students who qualify for help. NEW in 2007-08- All classrooms are equipped with data projectors. Please feel free to visit our website for more information.
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12410 Torrey Rd
Fenton, MI 48430
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Phone: (810) 591-3617

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