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Appleview Elementary School

Public | 3-5 | 534 students

 

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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.

192 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
45%

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

190 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
67%

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
76%
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.

179 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
49%

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
38%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

177 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
73%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
71%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

177 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
50%

2013

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
52%
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.

158 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
51%

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
48%

2011

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

157 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
79%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
70%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

159 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
10%

2013

 
 
12%

2011

 
 
11%
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 84% 69%
Hispanic 12% 6%
Multiracial 2% 2%
African-American 1% 18%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian 0% 1%
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 46%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School start time
  • 8:25 am
School end time
  • 3:25 am
School Leader's name
  • Mike Birely
Fax number
  • (616) 887-7509

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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Sparta, MI 49345
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