Racial disparities in public schools

Compared to their white peers, students of color are disciplined at a higher rate and are represented at a lower rate in advanced academics.

DISCIPLINE
Enrollment

In-school
suspensions

Black

Hispanic

Black

BCPS
Harper Creek
Lakeview
Pennfield
Albion
Athens
Homer
Mar Lee
Marshall
Tekonsha

38.2%
1.6%
8.4%
4.2%
60.5%
2.4%
1.4%
2.4%
2.9%
2.8%

10.0%
3.9%
6.9%
4.2%
3.7%
1.5%
1.7%
4.5%
2.8%
2.8%

50.8%
3.7%
N/A
14.1%
66.7%
0.0%
0.0%
16.7%
7.1%
33.3%

Delton Kellogg
Hastings

1.4%
0.7%

1.2%
3.4%

2.6%
0.0%

Bronson
Coldwater
Quincy
Union City

0.7%
1.0%
0.9%
0.5%

16.4%
7.0%
2.2%
1.1%

1.2%
2.6%
0.0%
1.3%

Climax-Scotts
Galesburg-Augusta
Gull Lake

1.0%
1.0%
3.6%

4.5%
2.5%
1.7%

N/A
19.5%
17.7%

Arbor Academy
Calhoun Community HS
Endeavor Charter Academy
Marshall Academy
Pansophia Academy

25.9%
15.4%
10.7%
3.7%
0.8%

8.5%
6.2%
4.5%
9.2%
12.7%

100.0%
33.7%
25.0%
26.3%
0.0%

Out-of-school
suspensions

Hispanic
Black
Hispanic
CALHOUN COUNTY
8.5%
60.2%
4.1%
3.0%
4.6%
2.3%
N/A
18.1%
6.7%
5.1%
12.6%
5.8%
33.3%
70.9%
4.5%
5.3%
0.0%
0.0%
6.9%
0.0%
4.7%
8.3%
32.0%
8.0%
4.3%
14.3%
5.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
BARRY COUNTY
2.6%
0.0%
2.7%
50.0%
1.1%
4.5%
BRANCH COUNTY
18.5%
5.2%
10.4%
7.8%
3.7%
6.8%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
1.3%
0.0%
0.0%
KALAMAZOO COUNTY
N/A
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
19.4%
0.0%
5.1%
15.1%
4.7%
CHARTER SCHOOLS
0.0%
100.0%
0.0%
3.3%
23.5%
10.6%
0.0%
19.6%
4.3%
0.0%
16.2%
10.8%
19.0%
0.0%
15.8%

Expulsions

Gap, enrollment to
out-of-school
suspension

Gap, enrollment to
expulsion

Black

Hispanic

Black

Hispanic

Black

Hispanic

21.9%
N/A
50.0%
57.1%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
0.0%
N/A

0.0%
N/A
0.0%
14.3%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
0.0%
N/A

22.0
3.0
9.7
8.4
10.4
-2.4
-1.4
29.6
11.4
-2.8

-5.9
-1.6
-0.2
1.6
0.8
-1.5
3.0
3.5
2.6
-2.8

-16.3
N/A
41.6
52.9
N/A
-2.4
N/A
N/A
-2.9
N/A

-10.0
N/A
-6.9
10.1
N/A
-1.5
N/A
N/A
-2.8
N/A

N/A
0.0%

N/A
0.0%

-1.4
0.4

1.5
1.1

N/A
-0.7

N/A
-3.4

N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%

N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%

4.5
2.7
-0.9
-0.5

-6.0
-0.2
-2.2
-1.1

N/A
-1.0
N/A
-0.5

N/A
-7.0
N/A
-1.1

N/A
0.0%
0.0%

N/A
0.0%
0.0%

-1.0
18.4
11.5

-4.5
-2.5
3.0

N/A
-1.0
-3.6

N/A
-2.5
-1.7

N/A
50.0%
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
N/A

74.1
8.1
8.9
12.5
-0.8

-8.5
4.4
-0.2
1.6
3.1

N/A
34.6
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
-6.2
N/A
N/A
N/A

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Enrollment

Early childhood
enrollment

Black

Hispanic

Black

BCPS
Harper Creek
Lakeview
Pennfield
Albion
Athens
Homer
Mar Lee
Marshall
Tekonsha

38.2%
1.6%
8.4%
4.2%
60.5%
2.4%
1.4%
2.4%
2.9%
2.8%

10.0%
3.9%
6.9%
4.2%
3.7%
1.5%
1.7%
4.5%
2.8%
2.8%

33.7%
11.1%
5.2%
6.3%
28.6%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
0.0%

Delton Kellogg
Hastings

1.4%
0.7%

1.2%
3.4%

0.0%
N/A

Bronson
Coldwater
Quincy
Union City

0.7%
1.0%
0.9%
0.5%

16.4%
7.0%
2.2%
1.1%

N/A
1.4%
0.0%
0.0%

Climax-Scotts
Galesburg-Augusta
Gull Lake

1.0%
1.0%
3.6%

4.5%
2.5%
1.7%

N/A
3.8%
7.5%

Arbor Academy
25.9%
8.5%
N/A
Calhoun Community HS
15.4%
6.2%
N/A
Endeavor Charter Academy
10.7%
4.5%
N/A
Marshall Academy
3.7%
9.2%
N/A
Pansophia Academy
0.8%
12.7%
N/A
Source: U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights

Gifted & talented
enrollment

Hispanic
Black
Hispanic
CALHOUN COUNTY
5.5%
21.5%
4.1%
11.1%
N/A
N/A
9.1%
0.0%
0.0%
6.3%
1.2%
4.1%
5.7%
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
0.0%
N/A
N/A
BARRY COUNTY
0.0%
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
BRANCH COUNTY
N/A
N/A
N/A
1.8%
N/A
N/A
17.4%
N/A
N/A
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
KALAMAZOO COUNTY
N/A
N/A
N/A
7.5%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
N/A
N/A
CHARTERS
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

Calculus enrollment

Gap, enrollment to
gifted & talented

Gap, enrollment to
calculus

Black

Hispanic

Black

Hispanic

Black

Hispanic

5.6%
0.0%
3.4%
7.4%
43.8%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A

3.7%
0.0%
3.4%
0.0%
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A

-16.7
N/A
-8.4
-3.0
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

-5.9
N/A
-6.9
-0.1
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

-32.6
-1.6
-5.0
3.2
-16.7
N/A
-1.4
N/A
-2.9
N/A

-6.3
-3.9
-3.5
-4.2
-3.7
N/A
-1.7
N/A
-2.8
N/A

N/A
0.0%

N/A
0.0%

N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A

N/A
-0.7

N/A
-3.4

33.3%
N/A
0.0%
N/A

0.0%
N/A
0.0%
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
-0.5

N/A
N/A
N/A
-1.1

32.6
N/A
-0.9
N/A

-16.4
N/A
-2.2
N/A

0.0%
0.0%
1.3%

7.4%
0.0%
1.3%

N/A
-1.0
N/A

N/A
-2.5
N/A

-1.0
-1.0
-2.3

2.9
-2.5
-0.4

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A