Thirkell Elementary-Middle School Demographics

Student Counts

Thirkell Elementary-Middle School has 564 enrolled students for the current school year in the following grades:

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Percentage Students
Black or African American 98.6% 556
Hispanic or Latino 0.5% 3
White 0.5% 3
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 1
Asian 0.2% 1
Total 564

Gender Distribution

Gender Percentage No. Students
  Male 55.0% 310
  Female 45.0% 254

Special Education

Grade No. Students
Pre Kindergarten 9
Kindergarten 5
First 15
Second 13
Third 13
Fourth 8
Fifth 9
Sixth 17
Seventh 8
Eighth 9
Total 106

Bilingual

Grade No. Students
Eighth 2
Total 2

Meals

78.5% of students at Thirkell Elementary-Middle School participate in the free and reduced meal programs.


Grade Free Reduced Paid
Pre Kindergarten 2 0 8
Kindergarten 35 0 50
First 74 0 8
Second 59 0 7
Third 55 0 14
Fourth 55 0 8
Fifth 48 0 7
Sixth 49 0 6
Seventh 40 0 9
Eighth 26 0 4
Total 443 0 121
Total % 78.5% 0.0% 21.5%



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.