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.
Blue Star 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 Blue Star Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Blue Star Elementary School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Blue Star Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|Juvenile Services Center 4.3 miles||n/a|
|Pine Ridge Christian School 4.4 miles||n/a|
|South Side Christian School 4.5 miles||n/a|
|Jefferson 4.9 miles|
|West 5.3 miles|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 311
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Blue Star Elementary School had 33% 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)
Hamilton District Spending
In 2011, Blue Star Elementary School had 20 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Hamilton 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).