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Bryant Elementary School

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Posted December 21, 2010

This school has a rating of 1 out of 5. I now understand why... This school, instead of teaching, educating, instructing and learning little influential minds right from wrong, by explaining to them that, "if it's minor", that it is inappropriate and wrong for them to do that. Instead of this school/faculty sitting a little child down and explaining to them right form wrong, this school criminalizes a 7 year old and suspends them for a day. What kind of a value system does this school have? A demented one...


Posted July 29, 2009

Bryant is a wonderful school. My two children have been there since pre-k, and I have nothing but raves about the teachers and other staff there. If there is a problem it would be because the parents are not participating with the teachers to make the most of what they have to offer.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 23, 2008

Bryant elementary is a good school and has great staff for thoes with children who don't have issues. the children with issue(problems) are not delt with in the way that I think they should. they need to be evaluated and then recommended for different programs to help them and not continuously kicked-out of school for the same issue related problems over and over again.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2008

I was a student intern in this school and found the Principal and Assistant Principal very supportive. They want nothing but the best for their students. We were always using our meetings and professional development days learning ways to improve for our students.


Posted April 21, 2005

Bryant Elementry School is the worst school I have ever had the horrific experience of having my children attend . The principal is more focused on if the childrens shirts are tucked in than if the children are not feeling threatened by their teachers and fellow peers. That is why I have decided to send my children to charter schools next school term. LaToyia Veal
—Submitted by a parent


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About these ratings

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.

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11%

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7%

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7%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

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24%

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17%

2011

 
 
17%
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.

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6%

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10%

2011

 
 
10%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

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2013

 
 
17%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
31%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

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10%

2011

 
 
10%
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.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
10%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

2014

 
 
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2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
29%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
0%

2011

 
 
2%
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 42% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
11%

2012

 
 
8%

2011

 
 
8%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
29%
Social Studies

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

2014

 
 
n/a

2013

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
6%
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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

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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

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
African-American 95% 18%
White 3% 69%
Hispanic 1% 6%
Multiracial 1% 2%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 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 94%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Grant Whitehead
Fax number
  • (810) 760-1522

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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201 East Pierson Rd
Flint, MI 48505
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