Thirkell Elementary-Middle School Demographics

Student Counts

Thirkell Elementary-Middle School has 623 enrolled students for the current school year in the following grades:

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Percentage Students
Black or African American 98.6% 614
Hispanic or Latino 0.6% 4
White 0.5% 3
Asian 0.3% 2
Total 623

Gender Distribution

Gender Percentage No. Students
  Male 53.5% 333
  Female 46.5% 290

Special Education

Grade No. Students
Pre Kindergarten 5
Kindergarten 8
First 11
Second 6
Third 7
Fourth 5
Fifth 20
Sixth 5
Seventh 3
Eighth 2
Total 72

Bilingual

Grade No. Students
Kindergarten 1
Second 1
Sixth 1
Seventh 1
Total 4

Meals

66.8% of students at Thirkell Elementary-Middle School participate in the free and reduced meal programs.


Grade Free Reduced Paid
Pre Kindergarten 4 0 33
Kindergarten 12 0 87
First 67 0 8
Second 65 0 24
Third 54 0 10
Fourth 44 0 8
Fifth 57 0 16
Sixth 47 1 6
Seventh 33 0 8
Eighth 32 0 7
Total 415 1 207
Total % 66.6% 0.2% 33.2%



Note: student count, ethnicity, gender distribution, special education, bilingual and meal status numbers are based on enrollment information and may differ from FTE numbers reported to the State of Michigan Department of Education. Please contact the Department of Pupil Population Management for official information.