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Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 337-0720

2321 South Park St

Kalamazoo, Michigan


About Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School is one of 25 schools found in the Kalamazoo Public Schools district of Michigan.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 555 students - compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $57,004, which is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School 555$7,58717$57,0040.56
Evergreen Academy (0.52 miles) 71$9,8448$34,1380.62
Kalamazoo Covenant Academy (0.61 miles) 0
El Sol Elementary (1.19 miles) 333$8,67716$54,5480.51
Edison Environmental Science Academy (1.36 miles) 275$11,92012$51,8370.54
Great Lakes Exploration Academy (1.86 miles) 0

Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School

Number of pupils555
Funding per pupil$7,587
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$57,004
Diversity index0.56

Evergreen Academy (0.52 miles)

Number of pupils71
Funding per pupil$9,844
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$34,138
Diversity index0.62

Kalamazoo Covenant Academy (0.61 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

El Sol Elementary (1.19 miles)

Number of pupils333
Funding per pupil$8,677
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$54,548
Diversity index0.51

Edison Environmental Science Academy (1.36 miles)

Number of pupils275
Funding per pupil$11,920
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$51,837
Diversity index0.54

Great Lakes Exploration Academy (1.86 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Michigan
There are 3,555 schools in Michigan. Rankings don't always go up to 3,555 because some schools have missing data.
806thlargest school
706thhighest number of FTE teachers
1432ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1754thhighest average teaching salary
2084thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
2520thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
528thhighest diversity index
1768thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 6th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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