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Besser Elementary School

375 Wilson St
Alpena MI, 49707, Alpena County
Phone: 989-358-5100

Ranking: (904 out of 2,213, top 41%)*
Type: Regular Primary School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Kindergarten to Grade 5
School District: Alpena Public Schools
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:17 17 18 19 23 23 23 
Total Students:336 306 343 348 442 434 461 
Grade 1:5616.7%4715.4%5516.0%5816.7%5011.3%6114.1%7015.2%
Grade 2:5315.8%5016.3%5315.5%4813.8%6414.5%6314.5%5411.7%
Grade 3:5516.4%4916.0%5315.5%6318.1%6514.7%5212.0%8217.8%
Grade 4:5917.6%4815.7%6117.8%6919.8%5612.7%8319.1%5912.8%
Grade 5:5215.5%6420.9%7120.7%5816.7%7817.6%6214.3%6213.4%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:10.3%20.7%30.9%10.3%20.5%30.7%20.4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:00.0%00.0%00.0%00.0%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:20.6%51.6%41.2%41.1%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:14743.8%13042.5%15745.8%15845.4%17840.3%14934.3%14230.8%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:144.2%165.2%195.5%277.8%306.8%399.0%388.2%
Student-Teacher Ratio:20.16 17.71 19.31 18.25 19.24 18.90 19.80 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2006Math3rd Grade% met std88.5%85.7%87%
2007Math3rd Grade% met std94.3%90.5%87.9%
2008Math3rd Grade% met std90.1%88.3%90.2%
2009Math3rd Grade% met std94.5%94.4%91.3%
2010Math3rd Grade% met std96.6%96.5%94.8%
2011Math3rd Grade% met std98.4%97.3%95.3%
2012Math3rd Grade% met std32%23.6%36.3%
2013Math3rd Grade% met std38%28.9%40.9%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std90.4%90.9%86.6%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std94.3%91.1%87.4%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std87%89.1%86.4%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std88.7%87.8%86.4%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std86.4%92.5%89.8%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std96.7%92.2%86.8%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std70%67.7%62.4%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std66.7%61%66.5%
2006Writing3rd Grade% met std32.7%41.8%51.5%
2007Writing3rd Grade% met std60.4%51%51.8%
2008Writing3rd Grade% met std53.9%51.5%57.4%
2009Writing3rd Grade% met std60.4%58.6%61.1%
2006Math4th Grade% met std89.4%85.7%81.6%
2007Math4th Grade% met std94.8%84.3%84.6%
2008Math4th Grade% met std98.2%91.6%85.8%
2009Math4th Grade% met std95.1%89.3%87.9%
2010Math4th Grade% met std92.7%93.8%92.3%
2011Math4th Grade% met std92.4%92.1%91.5%
2012Math4th Grade% met std50.8%31.3%39.9%
2013Math4th Grade% met std50%38.8%44.9%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std97%87.9%83.2%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std94.8%88.1%84.9%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std96.6%90.6%84.5%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std84.8%86.9%82.8%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std84.6%88%84.1%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std92.2%87.2%84.1%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std88.3%74.8%67.7%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std68.9%67.7%68.1%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std53%55%54.8%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std46.6%37.3%45.2%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std66.7%43.3%44.5%
2009Writing4th Grade% met std46.8%47.1%44.4%
2011Writing4th Grade% met std50%42.3%47.2%
2012Writing4th Grade% met std48.3%35.2%44.5%
2013Writing4th Grade% met std39.1%40.4%46.7%
2006Math5th Grade% met std70.5%74.4%73.4%
2007Math5th Grade% met std81.8%76%75.9%
2008Math5th Grade% met std67.2%67%74.2%
2009Math5th Grade% met std83.6%71.8%76.8%
2010Math5th Grade% met std86.3%79.8%79.5%
2011Math5th Grade% met std87.9%82.6%79.9%
2012Math5th Grade% met std21.5%25.1%39.6%
2013Math5th Grade% met std40.3%48.4%45.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std73.8%80%80%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std97%88.8%84.1%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std84.4%86.4%81.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std95.1%86.7%81.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std94.4%91.3%85.2%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std87.7%87.6%85.1%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std67.2%69.9%68.8%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std80%78.6%70.4%
2006Science5th Grade% met std75.4%84.7%76.8%
2007Science5th Grade% met std98.5%89.4%82.8%
2008Science5th Grade% met std82.8%84%81.7%
2009Science5th Grade% met std90.2%88.4%83.1%
2010Science5th Grade% met std86.7%85.2%81%
2011Science5th Grade% met std86%84.3%78.1%
2012Science5th Grade% met std11.8%9.1%15.3%
2013Science5th Grade% met std18.8%8.1%13.1%
2006Writing5th Grade% met std42.6%54.2%62.9%
2007Writing5th Grade% met std50%49.1%57.4%
2008Writing5th Grade% met std50%53.6%58.8%
2009Writing5th Grade% met std80.3%65.9%63.4%
2006Math6th Grade% met std67.6%65.6%65.1%
2007Math6th Grade% met std76.6%72.3%69%
2008Math6th Grade% met std95.4%80.8%72.7%
2009Math6th Grade% met std80.3%76.8%79.9%
2010Math6th Grade% met std96.8%79.2%82%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std87.3%82.8%79.6%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std82.8%89.4%83.3%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std95.4%89.1%81.8%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std82%81.9%80.5%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std95.2%92%87.7%
2010Social Studies6th Grade% met std95.2%80.7%73.4%
2006Writing6th Grade% met std71.8%74.6%74.8%
2007Writing6th Grade% met std71.9%79.1%74.1%
2008Writing6th Grade% met std90.8%81.6%72.7%
2009Writing6th Grade% met std79%77.2%75.7%

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* Besser Elementary School was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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