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Hatherly Elementary School

Public | K-5 & ungraded | 384 students

 

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Posted October 3, 2009

My two sons attended Hatherly and did very well there. Great teachers and staff!.
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Posted June 18, 2009

My children have attended for 6 years, and am looking forward to 5 more years. Love the new principal. He is Very capable, energetic, and compasionate. The teachers quality and attitude has improved greatly. I love the diversity 30+ languages spoken there; but this also makes it difficult to please all the cultures. Hatherly provides SO MANY opportunities. Wish there were more parents helping with the PTC and after school events. Very pleased with the amount of in school parent involvement. FANTASTIC school for special ed kids. Love the intagration.
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Posted May 5, 2009

Our son has attended Hatherly since 1st grade and we love it! He is now in the 4th grade and we live in the Utica District. However, we had to keep him there because he is safe and he has developed academically each year. GO HATHERLY!
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Posted June 9, 2008

School-of-Choice for my son (out of district); special needs (speech) & ADHD. Hatherly has been a great support to us. Mrs. J (Kindergarten) is the best! Mrs. Marcy (retiring principal) was great to work with. Couldn't ask for a better school!
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Posted February 11, 2006

Our two boys have attended Hatherly for four years, and we absolutely love this school. The principal and teachers are phenomenal. We are moving to California and will miss Hatherly.
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Posted February 23, 2004

We moved at the beginning of the school year and Hatherly made my children feel welcome. That meant alot to me and them.
—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.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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20%

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39%

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39%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

81 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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43%

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64%

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52%

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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.

59 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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44%

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32%

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36%

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35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

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67%

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58%

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65%

2011

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

60 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
53%

2013

 
 
50%

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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
29%

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
20%

2011

 
 
20%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

69 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
54%

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

71 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
10%

2013

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
10%
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

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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%
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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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Math growth at this school

Below Average

Reading growth at this school

Above 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 75% 69%
Asian 13% 3%
African-American 9% 18%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 6%
American Indian 0% 1%
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 66%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Ms. Vera Ivezaj
Fax number
  • (586) 698-4351

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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35201 Davison St
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
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