Burton Middle School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
6
Grades
6-8
Students
539
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Social Studies
State avg: 30%
Science
State avg: 23%
Math
State avg: 33%
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3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as many schools in the state.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
79%
African-American
15%
White
3%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
25 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
528 :1
State avg: 498 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
19%
State avg: 9%
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6 Reviews
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Neighborhood
2133 Buchanan Avenue Southwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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