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Wiley Elementary School

Public | K-6 | 601 students

 

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Posted October 8, 2013

I have 4 young children and moved to the shelby township area because of wiley... Enough said....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2013

to the parent that moved her kids from one school to another. Just be warned....they staff is always warned when a parent does this. It is usually indicative of a parent that usually didn't like the messages the old school was telling them and thought the new school wouldn't know previous troubles. Believe me they do. If you were a supportive parent, followed through with your kids, shouldn't be a problem. But if you left the old school when you should have stepped up your parenting. The old problems will resurface. Good luck


Posted March 4, 2013

Wiley is amazing! We moved our 4 children from another school in Utica district that was failing all the way around in our opinion. My family couldn't be happier. My kids grades have gone up and their love of school and learning has returned! . We wish we would have made the move long before we did. The principal is one of a kind! He knows his school, staff, and kids and takes great pride in them. The teachers and kids have a high respect for him too! It is a fun, safe, and caring learning environment. You will feel and notice this from the moment you walk thru the doors. Communication between parents and staff is top notch and they go above and beyond for ALL kids. I truly cannot say enough about Wiley and I am very thankful that we are now a part of this great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2010

I love Wiley, and the teachers that my two daughters have are above and beyond what you expect in a teacher.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2008

Wiley is a great school. The parent involement is outstanding. The teachers work with the children and understand their learning patterns. The principal will break his right hand for the children. I'm a parent and I see the principal, parents, and teachers in action daily. Mr. G
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 14, 2006

my son attended wiley from march 2006 - june 2006. he suffers from add, adhd, severe emotional impairment. this was the 1st school to actually help me and my son. i want to thank everyone involved, including: the principal, the teacher, special education, speech therapy and everyone else who was involved with my son. without them my son would have never received the help he needs, nor would he be on his was to recovery. thank you!!! words cannot express how grateful we are for all of the help and support you have given us.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2005

This is our first year in Wiley and I can say that it has been great. I have a child that has had trouble learning and the staff has been great helping him. They have had him working with a math tutor and giving him help on english as well. I am very impressed with the willingness to help and make sure he advances. I'm excited that we have more time in this school. The principle has been great in welcoming all of my kids to the school. We were all nervous but he really made the transition easy! Thanks to all of you at Wiley!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2005

I still think that the teacher's need to step it up with the children that are struggling. More one on one help is neeeded. Teacher's are still caught up in the 'No child is left behind' Get over it and do your job!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2004

I went there about 3 years ago, 1st-6th grade. She liked many teachers but others not so much. They did this penny for the play ground thing when she was in 6th grade and they put in many pennies, I know. luches were terrible. Graduation was pathetic. In the class room they only thought that the smartest ones were always going to be the best and no one else could ever be like that, They lowered my child's self a steam when they did that. If your child doesn't get it then he or she will never because there is no one on one help. The principal was great and everyone you met right away but others were just there for the money and you could tell that they didn't even like children. Unless your child was in something like newspaper or something like that your child was a nobody.
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 10, 2004

Teachers need to care more about the students that are struggling! The will offer on how to get a tutor vs. Teaching the kids themselves.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

77 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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73%

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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.

73 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
81%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

74 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
64%

2013

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
57%
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.

90 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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50%

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
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2011

 
 
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Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

90 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
68%

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

95 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
16%

2013

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
9%
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.

85 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

86 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
70%
Social Studies

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

94 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
9%

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

What is the GreatSchools Rating?

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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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Math growth at this school

Below 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 89% 69%
Asian 5% 3%
Hispanic 4% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian N/A 1%
Multiracial 0% 2%
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 36%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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  • Special education
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Christopher Cassin
Fax number
  • (586) 797-6701

Programs

Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special education

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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47240 Shelby Rd
Shelby Township, MI 48317
Phone: (586) 797-6700

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