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Revision as of 11:27, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in Michigan
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Michael Flanagan
Number of students: 1,573,537[1]
Number of teachers: 86,997
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:18.1
Number of school districts: 869
Number of schools: 3,550
Graduation rate: 76%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,823[3]
See also
Michigan Department of Education
Michigan school districts
List of school districts in Michigan
Michigan
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Michigan is home to 869 school districts, 3,550 schools and 1,573,537 K-12 students.

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment and academics

The following table displays the top ten Michigan school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[5][6]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) Detroit 1.) Bois Blanc Pines
2.) Utica 2.) Elm River Township
3.) Plymouth-Canton 3.) Grant Township
4.) Dearborn 4.) Arvon Township
5.) Grand Rapids 5.) Beaver Island
6.) Ann Arbor 6.) Northport
7.) Chippewa Valley 7.) Whitefish Township
8.) San Bernardino City Unified 8.) Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy
9.) Walled Lake 9.) Powell Township
10.) Livonia 10.) Wells Township

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Michigan as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[7]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Michigan as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[8]

Demographic information for Michigan's K-12 public school system
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 12,183 0.77% 1.10%
Asian 42,827 2.72% 4.68%
African American 296,124 18.82% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students 1,347 0.09% 0.42%
Hispanic 97,494 6.20% 24.37%
White 1,088,587 69.18% 51.21%
Two or more 34,975 2.22% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Michigan school board elections, 2014

A total of 22 Michigan school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 73 seats. Each district scheduled elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about Michigan's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 309,809 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[9] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 Michigan School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Ann Arbor Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 16,417
Chippewa Valley Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 16,033
Dearborn Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 18,152
Farmington Public School District 11/4/2014 2 7 11,455
Flint City School District 11/4/2014 3 9 10,487
Forest Hills Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 10,007
Grand Rapids Public Schools 11/4/2014 5 9 17,233
Huron Valley Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 10,031
Kalamazoo Public School District 11/4/2014 4 7 12,168
L'Anse Creuse Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 12,023
Lansing School District 11/4/2014 3 9 13,050
Livonia Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 15,250
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 18,714
Port Huron Area School District 11/4/2014 3 7 9,880
Rochester Community School District 11/4/2014 3 7 14,787
Traverse City Area Public Schools 11/4/2014 5 7 9,807
Troy School District 11/4/2014 2 7 11,841
Utica Community Schools 11/4/2014 2 7 28,244
Walled Lake Consolidated Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 15,268
Warren Consolidated Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 15,409
Waterford School District 11/4/2014 2 7 11,107
Wayne-Westland Community School District 11/4/2014 4 7 12,446


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External links

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References

  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. Michigan Department of Education, "State Board of Education," accessed August 5, 2013
  5. Michigan Department of Education, "2011-12 BULLETIN 1014," accessed August 5, 2013
  6. Center for Educational Performance and Information, "2012-13 Pupil Headcount Data (MSDS)," accessed August 6, 2013
  7. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  8. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  9. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014