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Niles Senior High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 709 students

 
 

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Posted March 25, 2008

My child really enjoys going to school at niles. There is not a high student on student crime rate...like alot of other schools. The teachers are avaliable to the parents and they also e-mail you daily reports on your student so they don't fall behind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 1, 2004

Niles Community Schools is one of the Best Schools that I have ever been in and probably the only. They have everything that a student could need in a large school like this one. All the teachers are there for their students and we even have one of the best extracurricular activities in the state probably not the best but one of them. I just wanted my leadership, teachers, and my peers to know that I care for what they do for me and my peers, we all act like we don't but really we do very much so. But Thank you for listing to what I have to say about our staff and school. Thank You!
—Submitted by a student


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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.
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 26% in 2014.

133 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
14%

2013

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
15%
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 29% in 2014.

87 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
25%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2014.

91 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
60%

2013

 
 
51%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
52%
Science

The state average for Science was 28% in 2014.

88 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
21%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
22%

2011

 
 
17%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 44% in 2014.

89 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
36%

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
36%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

92 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
53%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME 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 state standard.

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 MME 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

All Students22%
Female18%
Male26%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Reading

All Students60%
Female70%
Male51%
African American41%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Science

All Students21%
Female18%
Male23%
African American0%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities22%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Social Studies

All Students36%
Female29%
Male43%
African American6%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Writing

All Students47%
Female54%
Male39%
African American24%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White55%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities50%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Merit Examination (MME) to assess students in grade 11 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The MME 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 state standard.

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 MME 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

The graphs below compare this school's results in each area to other schools in the district and state.

Test score rating 20131What's this?

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ACT participation

92%

Average ACT score

20

Graduation rate

>95%


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 MEAP results from the state of Michigan.

2 This rating is based on composite ACT scores from 2012-13 and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2011-12. ACT participation represents the percentage of 11th graders taking the ACT. Because the ACT is mandated in Michigan high schools, ACT participation is NOT included in the GreatSchools rating.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 69%
African-American 13% 18%
Hispanic 8% 6%
Multiracial 2% 2%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 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 49%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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  • Mrs. Robin Hadrick
Fax number
  • (269) 684-9516

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1441 Eagle St
Niles, MI 49120
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