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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
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NICE Community Schools is an above average, public school district located in Ishpeming, MI. It has 1,151 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 34% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.
Address
300 Westwood Dr
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Telephone
(906) 485-1021
Website

NICE Community Schools Rankings

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  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
34%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1030
9 responses
Average ACT
24
21 responses
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Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,151
Free or Reduced Lunch
27.7%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,324
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$11,149,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,156/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    68%
  • Support Services
    29%
  • Other
    4%

NICE Community Schools Reviews

3 reviews
I would not choose any other school. I have the opportunity to, but I could not nor would I switch schools. The teachers and students are great. The curriculum is the perfect level of difficulty for me. It is not the easiest school to graduate from, but I am going to be very proud to graduate from here. I am glad that I am a part of this school district. Westwood is a wonderful school.
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Excellent School District that helps to prepare its students for furthering their education after graduation whether its for college or trade school.
Westwood has outstanding academics and extra curriculars. There are always staff and student working to make improvements in every aspect of the district.