PROFICIENCY 64% 57% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
62%St. Joseph Public Schools
58%St. Joseph
41%Michigan

Upton Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "St. Joseph Public Schools" in St. Joseph, MI. There are a total of 684 students and 32 teachers at Upton Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 126 free lunch students and 41 reduced lunch students.

Upton Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 63.5%, which is 57% higher than the Michigan average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students684
Teachers31.6
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch126
Reduced lunch41

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Upton Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
655-59%
745-49%
855-59%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
665-69%
770-74%
875-79%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Upton Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMichiganNational
Caucasian 81.8% 83.2% 68.4% 51.1%
African American 6.3% 5.9% 18.0% 15.9%
Asian 5.8% 5.2% 3.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.1% 3.3% 6.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.7% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.3% 3.0% 3.1%

St. Joseph demographics profile

StatisticSt. JosephMichiganNational
Population8,3079,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,59317891
Median age41.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%55%55%
Speak English92%91%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in St. Joseph

IndexSt. JosephMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college74.9%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.1%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Upton Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.