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Starr Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (269) 685-5835

601 School Dr

Plainwell, Michigan


About Starr Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 6th Grade

Starr Elementary School is located in the Plainwell Community Schools district of the state of Michigan. It is one of 6 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 6th Grade and has an enrolment of 503 students - compared to other schools in Michigan, this is a relatively average sized school.

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

The average teacher's salary is $58,261, which is lower than the Michigan state average of $58,803.

Local Area
Students by Year Group
Federal Assistance

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.

Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Plainwell High School0.11 miles
Plainwell Middle School0.13 miles
Gilkey Elementary School0.7 miles
Renaissance High School1.31 miles
Dix Street Elementary School2.19 miles
Rankings within Michigan
There are 3555 schools in Michigan.
984thlargest school
807thhighest number of FTE teachers
1173rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1625thhighest average teaching salary
1854thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
396thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2073rdhighest diversity index
Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races11
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander3
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander1

Out of 503 students, with a diversity index of 0.21

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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