12th Street Elementary

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7/10
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Reviews
7
Grades
K-5
Students
564
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
66%
State avg: 48%
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Math
56%
State avg: 41%
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Social Studies
39%
State avg: 22%
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6/10
Student progress

Worth a deeper look:

Students at this school are making average academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Average student progress (also known as student growth) means different things. In some states, the average progress is so low, a majority of students are not ready for college and career. It also depends on the school's test scores.

Average progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but keeping up with their peers.

Average progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and students in this school are learning at the same rate as similar students in other schools.


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Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to help students grow and reach their full potential.

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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
69%
Asian
10%
Two or more races
8%
African-American
7%
Hispanic
5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 91%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 100%
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Neighborhood
6501 South 12th Street
Portage, MI 49024
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Last modified: May 17, 2017

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