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Maple Elementary School

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Posted August 24, 2013

this school is the worst school ever ever ever , my kids go there and I just wish to move away from this area just to get rid of it I talked to the principle so many time it is not safe to let to student wait out side the school's door so many time , she does not care the only one thing she was care about it to hire he friends at the school to make it worst!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 9, 2009

Wonderful caring school. The staff, and especially the principal, all go out of their way to insure a safe, caring environment that encourages all students to succeed. We are truly fortunate to have our two children in this school!
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Posted June 7, 2008

This is a good school with wonderful caring staff and a wonderful PTA. Any school is what you make of it and you can make a lot of this school. My children love the school and are very well adjusted. As with anywhere, some staff are easier to interact with than others. You can't get better diversity unless you were at a United Nations School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2007

Not a good school. The staff does not know how to educate or even identify students who have learning disabilities. I repeatedly met with my daughter's teacher to discuss my concerns over her reading. They ignored my concerns. She was finally identified as having a reading disability later. Much time had been wasted.
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Posted February 14, 2007

Excellent teachers, very involved PTA, diverse student body. I have 3 children, one has moved on to middle school and is a 4.0 student in 7th grade. The younger kids who are still at Maple are doing just as well.
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

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68%
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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.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

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69%

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2014.

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42%
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.

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74%

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74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2014.

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75%

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75%
Science

The state average for Science was 17% in 2014.

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16%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 69% 69%
African-American 15% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 13% 3%
Multiracial 2% 2%
Hispanic 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Susan Schreiber
Fax number
  • (248) 956-3205

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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7389 West Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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Phone: (248) 956-3200

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