Pennfield 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8587 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone
(269) 961-9784
District
PENNFIELD SCHOOLS
County
CALHOUN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
584
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

3

(10 is best)

Better than 27.0% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 27 39
Proficiency in Reading 28 42
Proficiency in Math 25 36

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 33 40
Proficiency in Reading 34 43
Proficiency in Math 31 36

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 23 38
Proficiency in Reading 29 42
Proficiency in Math 17.2 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 19.39
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 185 31.7%
Grade 7 200 34.2%
Grade 8 199 34.1%
Total 584 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.5% 87.5% 69.3%
Black 5.3% 4.8% 18.4%
Hispanic 6.0% 6.1% 8.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.0% 1.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.0% 42.7% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.6% 34.1% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 8.6% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 9,143 9,995,915
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 230.0 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.2% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.8% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.5% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.4% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 19.1% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,776 3,901,762
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.6% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.7% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.7% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.7% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.6% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.1% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 10.5% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,493 $11,947,275 57.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $356 $774,300 3.7%
Staff $351 $763,425 3.7%
General Administration $145 $315,375 1.5%
School Administration $680 $1,479,000 7.1%
Operation $656 $1,426,800 6.8%
Transportation $377 $819,975 3.9%
Other $316 $687,300 3.3%
Total Support $2,882 $6,268,350 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,241 $2,699,175 12.9%
Total Expenditures $9,617 $20,916,975 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%