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Springview Elementary School

Public | 1-6 & ungraded | 352 students

 

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Posted August 11, 2012

great school very nice teacher and a great principal and my daughter love this school she will miss them alot she will be in 7th grade she was sad to go but she very happy she said it was better then ny school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2009

The staff and PTO are great!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2008

our family moved from another school district. We have found Springview to be excellent in all ways. The teachers are friendly and helpful to the students. The principal is amazing (she knows every child's name). Everything about this school is unbeleivably amazing. I love Springview and everyone should remember that the school can only be better with parent involvement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 3, 2006

Springview has changed a lot in the past year! The changes are all wonderful. Springview is well on it's way to becoming the best school in the district! I hope to see more parents get involved in any way they can. It's disappointing to see the low turnout at PTO meetings, where only a few parents seem interested in becoming part of the many committees and activities.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 24, 2005

Springview is an outstanding elementary school. The teachers work hard to ensure that all students have an equal chance to be successful. When our son switched to Springview, he was welcomed immediately. His attitude towards school improved, and we are pleased with the positive, polite friends he has made. Springview maintains high academic standards, and provides a caring atmosphere in which to achieve. Springview parents are friendly, outgoing and very involved; they provide many extracurricular opportunities for the student body.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 27, 2004

Springview is a wonderful school. I have lots of fun every day and I hope my kids will, too. The teachers are nice, and the principal leadership is wonderful. Our school has many many different extracirrucular activities and I liked a lot of them. My school has very good safety and discipline, and the overall quality of my school is absolutely, positively, outstanding.
—Submitted by a student


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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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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37%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
67%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
46%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
84%

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
83%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
50%
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

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
73%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
22%

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

Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
48%

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
18%

2011

 
 
18%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

61 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
87%

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
68%
Social Studies

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
33%

2013

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
24%
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?

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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Test score rating 20131What's this?

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Math growth at this school

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 74% 69%
African-American 17% 18%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Asian 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian 1% 1%
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
  • Mrs. Melissa Killingbeck
Fax number
  • (810) 591-8555

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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1233 Springview Dr
Flushing, MI 48433
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