Sister Lakes Elementary School

68079 M 152, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 | (269) 424-3101
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 238
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 206 Main Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Matthew Severin
  • Fax: (269) 944-1811
  • Website: www.dowagiacschools.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 238
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 15.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 120 (50.4%)
  • Females: 117 (49.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 11 (4.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 183 (76.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 194 (81.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Sister Lakes Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.8%
Black41.7%
Asian--
Hispanic10443.7%
White12753.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Sister Lakes Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten5723.9%
1st Grade3615.1%
2nd Grade3213.4%
3rd Grade2610.9%
4th Grade4920.6%
5th Grade3816.0%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Sister Lakes Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.7%93.4%95.3%
200991.7%90.5%94.8%
200892.0%90.2%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201079.3%85.5%86.8%
200985.7%89.8%89.8%
200886.0%88.0%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200876.0%83.8%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200843.1%51.0%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%91.9%91.5%
200997.8%93.0%92.3%
200894.9%82.9%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201073.1%82.9%84.1%
200968.0%83.0%84.1%
200879.5%77.2%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201045.8%45.8%47.2%
2009---
200844.7%38.0%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200873.0%70.8%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201078.0%78.9%79.9%
200978.4%79.2%79.5%
200880.9%76.4%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201082.2%85.9%85.1%
200980.6%83.5%85.2%
200866.0%76.3%81.5%
 
Science Test
201073.2%80.0%78.1%
200967.6%78.7%81.0%
200871.4%76.4%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200863.8%74.4%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200841.7%54.1%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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