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Starr Elementary School (leave a review)
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+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.

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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
Starr Elementary School 503$8,25917$58,2610.21
Plainwell High School (0.11 miles) 799$7,13521$59,3570.13
Plainwell Middle School (0.13 miles) 634$6,87521$56,1510.17
Gilkey Elementary School (0.7 miles) 446$7,58917$51,9510.17
Renaissance High School (1.31 miles) 98$2,57449$52,4490.17
Dix Street Elementary School (2.19 miles) 313$1,86415$50,1690.17

Starr Elementary School

Number of pupils503
Funding per pupil$8,259
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$58,261
Diversity index0.21

Plainwell High School (0.11 miles)

Number of pupils799
Funding per pupil$7,135
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$59,357
Diversity index0.13

Plainwell Middle School (0.13 miles)

Number of pupils634
Funding per pupil$6,875
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$56,151
Diversity index0.17

Gilkey Elementary School (0.7 miles)

Number of pupils446
Funding per pupil$7,589
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$51,951
Diversity index0.17

Renaissance High School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils98
Funding per pupil$2,574
Pupils per teacher49
Average teacher salary$52,449
Diversity index0.17

Dix Street Elementary School (2.19 miles)

Number of pupils313
Funding per pupil$1,864
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$50,169
Diversity index0.17
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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.
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
1340thhighest 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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