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South Lake Middle School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (586) 435-1300

21621 California St

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan


About South Lake Middle School
5th Grade - 8th Grade

South Lake Middle School is one of 5 schools found in the South Lake Schools district of Michigan.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 376 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.

At South Lake Middle School, the average teaching salary of $68,746 is higher 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
South Lake Middle School 376$8,77019$68,7460.58
Avalon Elementary School (0.6 miles) 271$10,34120$84,8850.63
Elmwood Elementary School (0.71 miles) 365$8,57819$81,3430.52
Koepsell Elementary School (1.11 miles) 164$12,09119$73,2840.47
Forest Park Elementary (1.62 miles) 329$9,87215$66,3520.54
Ferry Elementary School (1.62 miles) 340$17,72413$83,2980.26

South Lake Middle School

Number of pupils376
Funding per pupil$8,770
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$68,746
Diversity index0.58

Avalon Elementary School (0.6 miles)

Number of pupils271
Funding per pupil$10,341
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary$84,885
Diversity index0.63

Elmwood Elementary School (0.71 miles)

Number of pupils365
Funding per pupil$8,578
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$81,343
Diversity index0.52

Koepsell Elementary School (1.11 miles)

Number of pupils164
Funding per pupil$12,091
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$73,284
Diversity index0.47

Forest Park Elementary (1.62 miles)

Number of pupils329
Funding per pupil$9,872
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$66,352
Diversity index0.54

Ferry Elementary School (1.62 miles)

Number of pupils340
Funding per pupil$17,724
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$83,298
Diversity index0.26
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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.
1715thlargest school
1873rdhighest number of FTE teachers
2011thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
661sthighest average teaching salary
850thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1587thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
428thhighest diversity index
1064thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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