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Mason County Central H.S.

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 472 students

 

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Posted June 27, 2011

I Attended MCC My Freshman Year But I Am A Migrant And Am Finishing High School Over Here But I Loved MCC Because It Has Great School Spirt. And All My Teachers Were Very Helpful And Help Me Understand Everything, But The Teacher That Helped Me The Most Was Mrs. Gomez She Is A Very Helping And Loving Person That Helps You With Everything In Or Out Of School She Is Always Willing To Help...I ENJOYED Being At MCC, It Was An Honor Being A Spartan My Freshman Year.
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 2, 2009

well what can i say about this high school it has been one of the best school i have gone. But one of the person that has help me out there would be Joan Vidak and Miss. Gomez who has been that for all of the migrant students there in Mason County Centrl High School Thank You...!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 29, 2009

Great students, great teachers, great school spirit


Posted September 4, 2008

Lots of great teachers and after school activities. Principal is great with kids yet strict when he needs to be.


Posted September 12, 2005

The quality of MCC's Academic programs is good but quality of teachers isn't so well.Although there are more good teachers than bad six times out of ten your son/daughter ends up with one of the bad ones. Also make sure your child is on line for graduation yourself otherwise you may end up with a son/daughter who didn't graduate cause of the lack of knowledge of your sn/daughters progress in there required credits.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted January 24, 2004

I am new to this school and I happen to LOVE IT! EVeryone treated me like I was always there. Many new kids came this year all having the same quality treated to them. I really loved the way they made you feel like home...
—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.

105 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
27%

2013

 
 
34%

2011

 
 
31%
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.

78 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
23%

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
14%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2014.

79 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
57%

2013

 
 
55%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
51%
Science

The state average for Science was 28% in 2014.

79 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
22%

2013

 
 
22%

2012

 
 
19%

2011

 
 
19%
Social Studies

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
32%

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
33%

2011

 
 
43%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
47%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
42%

2011

 
 
44%
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 Students23%
Female18%
Male28%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female58%
Male56%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White58%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities60%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Science

All Students22%
Female18%
Male24%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White22%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities24%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Social Studies

All Students32%
Female32%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White33%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%
English language learnersn/a
Migrantn/a
Homelessn/a

Writing

All Students47%
Female58%
Male37%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White47%
Economically disadvantaged52%
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

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How schools in the state rate:

19%
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55%
of schools in the state are Average
26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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ACT participation

92%

Average ACT score

19

Graduation rate

79%


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 92% 69%
Hispanic 5% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian 1% 1%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Asian 0% 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 56%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Brad Jacobs
Fax number
  • (231) 757-9084

Programs

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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300 West Broadway Ave
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