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Cooper Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 349-2674

7559 North 14Th St

Kalamazoo, Michigan


About Cooper Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Cooper Elementary School is one of 6 schools found in the Plainwell Community Schools district of Michigan.

Cooper Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 249 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Cooper Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $58,301 is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. 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
Cooper Elementary School 249$8,10318$58,3010.17
Parchment Northwood Elem. School (3.36 miles) 143$12,59412$64,1680.35
Kalamazoo Central High School (3.84 miles) 1647$7,58621$61,6450.64
Alamo Elementary School (3.92 miles) 258$5,91519$36,7920.17
Indian Prairie Elementary School (4.05 miles) 234$7,89918$50,6650.62
Parchment Middle School (4.23 miles) 378$8,44322$67,0400.45

Cooper Elementary School

Number of pupils249
Funding per pupil$8,103
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$58,301
Diversity index0.17

Parchment Northwood Elem. School (3.36 miles)

Number of pupils143
Funding per pupil$12,594
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$64,168
Diversity index0.35

Kalamazoo Central High School (3.84 miles)

Number of pupils1647
Funding per pupil$7,586
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$61,645
Diversity index0.64

Alamo Elementary School (3.92 miles)

Number of pupils258
Funding per pupil$5,915
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$36,792
Diversity index0.17

Indian Prairie Elementary School (4.05 miles)

Number of pupils234
Funding per pupil$7,899
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$50,665
Diversity index0.62

Parchment Middle School (4.23 miles)

Number of pupils378
Funding per pupil$8,443
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$67,040
Diversity index0.45
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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.
2502ndlargest school
2594thhighest number of FTE teachers
1785thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1617thhighest average teaching salary
3042ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1494thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2363rdhighest diversity index
1430thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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