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Leonard Elementary School

Public | K-3 | 505 students

 

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Posted April 27, 2014

We love Leonard! My five year old is trying to be caring respectful and responsible because it is taught at the school. My second grader is at a 4th grade reading level because they challenge her.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 19, 2013

In my experience and opinion only ....This school system is very unsatisfactory. They are behind the times on teaching tech in the school. The staff's communications with progress and grades are poor. struggling children in the elementary do not receive attention they need. There is too much emphasis on art and sports and not enough emphasis on lasting life skills. The food they serve the children is unhealthy. There were over 20 fund raisers that wasted in school time in one year. And now they release personal info online without parents consent.
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Posted June 25, 2008

I have only had one child in Kindergarten here, but I couldn't be happier with the teachers and the set-up of their programs. The office and other staff are extremely helpful with any questions a parent has.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
65%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

107 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
85%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

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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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 93% 69%
Hispanic 5% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Multiracial 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Randy Barton
Fax number
  • (989) 834-5242

Programs

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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732 Mabbit Road
Ovid, MI 48866
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