About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs.
Alto Elementary School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Michigan in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Alto Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Alto Elementary School had 22 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Alto Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Kettle Lake Elementary School 2.4 miles|
|Bushnell Elementary School 6 miles||n/a|
|Cherry Creek Elementary School 6.4 miles|
|Pine Ridge Elementary School 6.5 miles|
|Clarksville School 7 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 455
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Alto Elementary School had 24% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Michigan had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Lowell District Spending
In 2011, Alto Elementary School had 22 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Lowell School District
About the MEAP
What is it?
The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test administered in the fall of the school year and used to assess a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading, and writing, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels:exceeded standards (level 1), met standards (level 2), basic (level 3) and apprentice (level 4). The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard (levels 1 and 2).