Blanche Sims Elementary School

465 East Jackson St, Lake Orion, MI 48362 | (248) 693-5460
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 402
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 465 E. Jackson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
  • Principal or Admin: Ms. Jennifer Goethals
  • Fax: (248) 693-5322
  • Website: www.lakeorion.k12.mi.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 402
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 199 (49.5%)
  • Females: 185 (46.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 24 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 99 (24.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 123 (30.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Blanche Sims Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black92.2%
Asian82.0%
Hispanic123.0%
White35588.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Blanche Sims Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6115.2%
1st Grade6616.4%
2nd Grade5313.2%
3rd Grade8220.4%
4th Grade7217.9%
5th Grade6816.9%
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 Blanche Sims Elementary School performed on average better 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
201098.1%98.3%95.3%
200998.7%98.3%94.8%
200898.5%97.4%91.3%
 
Reading Test
201094.3%92.9%86.8%
200997.5%97.2%89.8%
200893.8%96.0%86.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200892.3%95.6%83.2%
 
Writing Test
200869.2%79.4%61.1%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201098.7%97.2%91.5%
2009100.0%97.5%92.3%
200896.7%96.1%87.9%
 
Reading Test
201093.6%94.7%84.1%
200994.3%95.0%84.1%
200888.5%92.8%82.8%
 
Writing Test
201065.4%66.9%47.2%
2009---
200860.7%62.1%44.4%
 
English Language Arts Test
200886.9%89.9%76.6%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.8%91.1%79.9%
200988.9%90.9%79.5%
200888.9%89.5%76.8%
 
Reading Test
201091.2%94.1%85.1%
200987.3%94.1%85.2%
200892.6%92.8%81.5%
 
Science Test
201089.7%92.1%78.1%
200984.1%92.7%81.0%
200892.6%95.3%83.1%
 
English Language Arts Test
200890.7%91.7%78.2%
 
Writing Test
200881.5%81.9%63.4%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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