"We are number one in the county," Robert Kerr Principal, Amy Holek, told Durand Now
just minutes after sending out a text to the district's parents announcing the good news. Before the end of the school day, the marquee in front of the building was celebrating as well.
The latest Mi School Data
School Survey scores are out and they rank Durand's Robert Kerr Elementary at the top of all Shiawassee County's elementary schools. The school's overall score of 94.35 is determined after scoring key performance indicators like Growth Index, where the school scored 98.92, and Proficiency Index, where the school scored 94.75. The School Quality and Student Success component combines the results of up to five subcomponents: On-Track Attendance, Advanced Coursework, Postsecondary Enrollment, Access to Arts/Physical Education, Access to Librarian/Media Specialist. In that area, the school scored 81.63; still, a higher score than most other elementary schools in the county received for their overall score.