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Forsythe Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1655 Newport Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone
(734) 994-1985
District
ANN ARBOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
WASHTENAW COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
596
Classroom Teachers
38

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.1% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Forsythe Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
62%
39%
62%
43%
62%
36%
62%
39%
62%
43%
62%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

80 60 40 20 0
67%
40%
72%
44%
62%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
77%
52%
87%
62%
67%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
14
17
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 199 33.4%
Grade 7 189 31.7%
Grade 8 208 34.9%
Total 596 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.9% 57.5% 68.1%
Black 13.4% 15.7% 18.5%
Hispanic 9.9% 10.8% 8.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.6% 15.7% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.0% 23.2% 49.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.5% 21.3% 45.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 2.0% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 174,552 10,050,811
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,683.1 178
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.5% 18.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.0% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 19.5% 26.9%
65 OR OLDER 12.8% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 69,747 3,969,932
Single Parent Households With Children 4.2% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.2% 91.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 73.6% 30.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.3% 11.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 14.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 12.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.1% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.0% 18.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.3% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 12.4% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,806 $156,288,888 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,757 $31,183,236 10.2%
Staff $725 $12,867,300 4.2%
General Administration $169 $2,999,412 1.0%
School Administration $929 $16,487,892 5.4%
Operation $910 $16,150,680 5.3%
Transportation $525 $9,317,700 3.0%
Other $456 $8,093,088 2.7%
Total Support $5,470 $97,081,560 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,938 $52,143,624 17.1%
Total Expenditures $17,213 $305,496,324 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,205 $10,310,713,785 46.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,035 $1,481,619,454 6.7%
Staff $655 $937,721,317 4.3%
General Administration $272 $389,008,274 1.8%
School Administration $709 $1,014,481,339 4.6%
Operation $1,125 $1,610,220,864 7.3%
Transportation $535 $764,937,789 3.5%
Other $632 $904,691,642 4.1%
Total Support $4,963 $7,102,600,550 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,239 $4,634,968,968 21.0%
Total Expenditures $15,408 $22,048,331,531 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%