James R Geisler 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
46720 West Pontiac Trl
Commerce Township, MI 48390
Phone
(248) 956-2900
District
WALLED LAKE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOLS
County
OAKLAND COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
710
Classroom Teachers
35

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.0% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

James R Geisler Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
55%
39%
57%
43%
52%
36%
55%
39%
57%
43%
52%
36%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
55%
40%
52%
44%
57%
37%
55%
40%
52%
44%
57%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
52%
62%
62%
52%
41%
57%
52%
62%
62%
52%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
21
19
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 235 33.1%
Grade 7 240 33.8%
Grade 8 235 33.1%
Total 710 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.5% 77.7% 68.3%
Black 17.0% 9.1% 18.6%
Hispanic 8.7% 6.3% 8.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 13.2% 6.6% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.3% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.5% 26.0% 49.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.8% 22.3% 43.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 3.7% 5.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 104,682 9,986,857
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,920.4 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.8% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.7% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 16.8% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 43,098 3,935,041
Single Parent Households With Children 6.3% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.2% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.3% 29.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.8% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.7% 14.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.7% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.0% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.5% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 11.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,654 $104,935,000 59.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $987 $13,538,000 7.7%
Staff $369 $5,053,000 2.9%
General Administration $70 $964,000 0.5%
School Administration $675 $9,257,000 5.3%
Operation $721 $9,891,000 5.6%
Transportation $448 $6,139,000 3.5%
Other $437 $5,997,000 3.4%
Total Support $3,708 $50,839,000 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,435 $19,667,000 11.2%
Total Expenditures $12,797 $175,441,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,809 $10,148,551,000 47.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $947 $1,412,120,000 6.6%
Staff $596 $889,088,000 4.1%
General Administration $259 $385,583,000 1.8%
School Administration $665 $990,611,000 4.6%
Operation $1,038 $1,547,183,000 7.2%
Transportation $504 $751,442,000 3.5%
Other $593 $884,399,000 4.1%
Total Support $4,603 $6,860,426,000 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,965 $4,419,981,000 20.6%
Total Expenditures $14,377 $21,428,958,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%